Museums

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.

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. Open daily – May 28th to September 12th.

Minnesota Discovery Center – The Museum of the Iron Range 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 alongside 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. The VAHS archives are available for research purposes.

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 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.

Nelimark Farmstead Museum & Gift Shop

4839 Salo Road
Embarrass, MN 55732

218-984-2084

Our Finnish-American Homestead Tours offer a unique look at the handcrafted pioneer log farms that were common in Northern MN at the turn of the century. The gift shop features unique hand-made ethnic items and baked goods.

United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum

801 Hat Trick Avenue
Eveleth, MN 55734

800-443-7825

Website

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
Minnesota Discovery Center – The Museum of the Iron Range

1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN 55719

800-372-6437

Website

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 Discovery Center – The Museum of the Iron Range
Minnesota Museum of Mining

701 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-5543

Website

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. Open daily – May 28th to September 12th.

Minnesota Museum of Mining
Bois Forte Heritage Center & Cultural Museum

1500 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

218-753-6017

Website

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
Greyhound Bus Museum

1201 Greyhound Boulevard
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-5814

Website

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.

Virginia Area Historical Society Heritage Museum

800 North 9th Avenue West
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1136

Website

Located alongside 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. The VAHS archives are available for research purposes.

Nelimark Farmstead Museum & Gift Shop

4839 Salo Road
Embarrass, MN 55732

218-984-2084

Website

Our Finnish-American Homestead Tours offer a unique look at the handcrafted pioneer log farms that were common in Northern MN at the turn of the century. The gift shop features unique hand-made ethnic items and baked goods.

Hibbing Historical Society Museum

400 East 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-8522

Website

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.