Attractions / Entertainment

United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum

801 Hat Trick Avenue
Eveleth, MN 55734

800-443-7825

Are you a hockey fan? Be sure to stop by this shrine to American Hockey, reflecting the honor, dignity and pride of the legends it represents. Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail in Eveleth, home to some of the greats of the game. After your visit, check out the world’s largest hockey stick in downtown Eveleth.

Bois Forte Heritage Center & Cultural Museum Bois Forte Heritage Center & Cultural Museum

1500 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

218-753-6017

Take a step back in time to learn about the history of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa! This beautiful museum and gift shop is a must see stop while visiting Fortune Bay Resort Casino. The gift shop carries many crafts and jewelry hand-made by Bois Forte Band Members.

Grand Rapids Attractions Grand Rapids Attractions

10 Northwest 5th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-9607

There’s a lot to do in Grand Rapids with a wide variety of attractions offering something for every age, from art & culture to education & history. Home to many talented artists, experience art in many different ways; including live performances, art galleries, art walks & self-guided tours. Step back in time and relive history at one of our historical attractions. More information in one convenient spot at VisitGrandRapids.com/area-attractions.

Fortune Bay Casino / Dining Fortune Bay Casino / Dining

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-992-7529

Our 24/7 casino features the latest in gaming technology to keep you entertained! We have 11 blackjack tables and offer live poker. We also have several dining options, including the Sunset Steakhouse and Gold Mine Grill, that are sure to satisfy everyone’s palate!

Minnesota Museum of Mining Minnesota Museum of Mining

701 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-5543

Explore 13 acres of kid friendly, hands on exhibits – iron ore train, huge mine trucks, drill rigs, steam shovels, fire trucks and buses dating to early 1900s. Exhibit on Iron Range Life 1920s to 1950s – steam train diorama – WPA-era castle and amphitheater – ore and rock samples – underground mine replica. Check the website for open dates, may vary due to COVID-19.

Minnesota Discovery Center – The Museum of the Iron Range

1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN 55719

800-372-6437

Telling the story of the Iron Range – the Land, the Mines, the People and the Work. Ride the trolley. Play mini-golf. Visit the museum & exhibits all rooted in the Iron Range history. Visit our website to learn more.

Virginia Area Historical Society Heritage Museum

800 North 9th Avenue West
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1136

Located in beautiful Olcott Park, the museum complex consists of the former park superintendent's residence, a Finnish-style log house, and 1930s tourist cabin. Permanent exhibits depict logging & lumbering industries, Virginia's fires of 1893 & 1900, and Olcott Park's Master Gardener Gunnar Peterson. Other exhibits rotate seasonally. The VAHS archives are open to the public for research purposes.

The First Stage Gallery – Lyric Center for the Arts

510 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-5577

Shop downtown Virginia and visit the Historic Lyric Center for the Arts! Our art gallery features work by local and regional artists. A new exhibit each month plus lots of artwork for sale. Open Thurs - Sat, 11 am - 3 p.m. Check our website for music and theater events all year long.

Hull Rust Mahoning Mine View

Penobscot Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

View an active iron ore mine during Hibbing Taconite's mining operations. This site offers a 360-degree view of Hibbing Taconite and surrounding area. Free admission. Schedule uncertain for 2020 - call number below to see when we are open. Souvenirs available onsite and at the Tourist Center located at 1202 Howard Street, Hibbing.

Greyhound Bus Museum

1201 Greyhound Boulevard
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-5814

The Greyhound Story...From Hibbing to Everywhere. Hibbing is recognized as the birthplace of the bus industry in the U.S. Visit this world class museum and relive the story told with artifacts, 18 buses, audio visual presentations and exhibits.

Hibbing Tourist Center & Gift Shop

1202 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

Tourist information, mining Information & gift shop. Souvenirs from the Iron Range, Hibbing High School, Mine View and more. Ethnic foods also available. Open year round.

Hibbing Historical Society Museum

400 East 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-8522

The Museum tells the story of Hibbing, "The Town That Moved", through photographs & exhibits, including scale models of the city in 1893 & 1913. Defining the transition from underground to open pit mining, the museum features a "Decades" display of artifacts beginning with the 1870s, as well as logging & mining artifacts. Open Tues through Fri, 10 am to 2 pm or open anytime by appointment.

Minnesota Discovery Center – The Museum of the Iron Range

1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN 55719

800-372-6437

Telling the story of the Iron Range – the Land, the Mines, the People and the Work. Ride the trolley. Play mini-golf. Visit the museum & exhibits all rooted in the Iron Range history. Visit our website to learn more.

Minnesota Museum of Mining

701 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-5543

Explore 13 acres of kid friendly, hands on exhibits – iron ore train, huge mine trucks, drill rigs, steam shovels, fire trucks and buses dating to early 1900s. Exhibit on Iron Range Life 1920s to 1950s – steam train diorama – WPA-era castle and amphitheater – ore and rock samples – underground mine replica. Check the website for open dates, may vary due to COVID-19.

Minnesota Museum of Mining
Bois Forte Heritage Center & Cultural Museum

1500 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

218-753-6017

Take a step back in time to learn about the history of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa! This beautiful museum and gift shop is a must see stop while visiting Fortune Bay Resort Casino. The gift shop carries many crafts and jewelry hand-made by Bois Forte Band Members.

Bois Forte Heritage Center & Cultural Museum
Fortune Bay Casino / Dining

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-992-7529

Our 24/7 casino features the latest in gaming technology to keep you entertained! We have 11 blackjack tables and offer live poker. We also have several dining options, including the Sunset Steakhouse and Gold Mine Grill, that are sure to satisfy everyone’s palate!

Fortune Bay Casino / Dining
United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum

801 Hat Trick Avenue
Eveleth, MN 55734

800-443-7825

Are you a hockey fan? Be sure to stop by this shrine to American Hockey, reflecting the honor, dignity and pride of the legends it represents. Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail in Eveleth, home to some of the greats of the game. After your visit, check out the world’s largest hockey stick in downtown Eveleth.

United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum
Grand Rapids Attractions

10 Northwest 5th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-9607

There’s a lot to do in Grand Rapids with a wide variety of attractions offering something for every age, from art & culture to education & history. Home to many talented artists, experience art in many different ways; including live performances, art galleries, art walks & self-guided tours. Step back in time and relive history at one of our historical attractions. More information in one convenient spot at VisitGrandRapids.com/area-attractions.

Grand Rapids Attractions
Virginia Area Historical Society Heritage Museum

800 North 9th Avenue West
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1136

Located in beautiful Olcott Park, the museum complex consists of the former park superintendent's residence, a Finnish-style log house, and 1930s tourist cabin. Permanent exhibits depict logging & lumbering industries, Virginia's fires of 1893 & 1900, and Olcott Park's Master Gardener Gunnar Peterson. Other exhibits rotate seasonally. The VAHS archives are open to the public for research purposes.

The First Stage Gallery – Lyric Center for the Arts

510 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-5577

Shop downtown Virginia and visit the Historic Lyric Center for the Arts! Our art gallery features work by local and regional artists. A new exhibit each month plus lots of artwork for sale. Open Thurs - Sat, 11 am - 3 p.m. Check our website for music and theater events all year long.

Hibbing Tourist Center & Gift Shop

1202 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

Tourist information, mining Information & gift shop. Souvenirs from the Iron Range, Hibbing High School, Mine View and more. Ethnic foods also available. Open year round.

Greyhound Bus Museum

1201 Greyhound Boulevard
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-5814

The Greyhound Story...From Hibbing to Everywhere. Hibbing is recognized as the birthplace of the bus industry in the U.S. Visit this world class museum and relive the story told with artifacts, 18 buses, audio visual presentations and exhibits.

Hull Rust Mahoning Mine View

Penobscot Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

View an active iron ore mine during Hibbing Taconite's mining operations. This site offers a 360-degree view of Hibbing Taconite and surrounding area. Free admission. Schedule uncertain for 2020 - call number below to see when we are open. Souvenirs available onsite and at the Tourist Center located at 1202 Howard Street, Hibbing.

Hibbing Historical Society Museum

400 East 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-8522

The Museum tells the story of Hibbing, "The Town That Moved", through photographs & exhibits, including scale models of the city in 1893 & 1913. Defining the transition from underground to open pit mining, the museum features a "Decades" display of artifacts beginning with the 1870s, as well as logging & mining artifacts. Open Tues through Fri, 10 am to 2 pm or open anytime by appointment.

Funding Source

The Mesabi Trail™ has been funded in part by the LCCMR and the Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.