Donations make a tremendous impact on operations, special programs and exhibitions. They are essential in undertaking activities at the Stearns History Museum.  You can donate online by clicking one of the dollar amounts below or email or call Jim Davis jdavis@stearns-museum.org or 320-253-8424.



Donations supply essential support to many areas of operation of the Stearns History Museum. Gifts are used to:

• Present programs for students and adults like the monthly Breakfast Club and school tours.

• Care for 20,000 artifacts and family records at the Museum.

• Partner with organizations like Sons of Norway and Boys & Girls Club to create programs and exhibits.

• Continue the Century Farm Program

• Provide up-dated research materials to members and visitors like Ancestary.com.



Sponsorship Opportunities


Support the programs at the Stearns History Museum directly by partnering with the us to enhance existing educational programs, developing new programs and bringing national exhibitions to St. Cloud. We will work with you to create a partnership that meets your business or philanthropic objectives. For more information contact Jim Davis at (320) 253-8424 or jdavis@stearns-museum.org.

Family Programs
The Stearns History Museum supports several family-friendly activities. Halloween Historia, KringleFest, and the children’s playroom are designed to educate and entertain families.


School Programs
Each year the Stearns History Museum provides programs for area schools. Sponsorships can fund admission for field trips to the Museum. In this time of economic struggle for schools, scholarships for field trips are welcomed gifts, providing resources to schools as well as to the Museum


Research Center and Archives
The Research Center and Archives provides invaluable resources to genealogists, students, and the general public in their search for information. Funds support the purchase of new equipment like micro-readers, supplies, and reference materials.

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

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