History lays the groundwork for strong, resilient communities. No place really becomes a community until it is wrapped in human memory: family stories, tribal traditions, civic commemorations. No place is a community until it has awareness of its history. Our connections and commitment to one another are strengthened when we share stories and experiences.        American Association of State and Local History - The Value of History

Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays
Admission $7 Adults, $3 Children
Members Free! Join Today! Click here for a list of great benefits. 
For group tours contact Julianne O'Connell at joconnell@stearns-museum.org or
call (320)253-8424.

33rd Avenue South is being resurfaced. Drive carefully.

Minnesota 13: From Grain to Glass
$20 + shipping and handling.
Derrick Demonstration Day
Friday, September 29

Free Parking; Join Dr. Kate Pound on a Geology Walk at 4:00 PM; See demonstrations of Plug and Feathers, the Liberty Derrick, and Duplex Drum Hoist along with Stearns History Museum re-enactment of Working in the Granite Industry.  Demonstration are at 9:30, 1:30, and 5:00.

Stearns County Quarry Park & Nature Preserve
County Road 137, Waite Park


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Mission: The Stearns History Museum connects people with the power of history and culture, shaping the future of Stearns County by collecting, preserving, and interpreting its historical resources.

Vision: We envision a community where citizens honor their diverse history and recognize that the past is relevant to the present and is a road map to the future.

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Stearns History Museum • 235-33rd Avenue South • St. Cloud, MN  56301   

(320) 253-8424 •  info@stearns-museum.org