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Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum and Library

320 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN 56401-3523
+1 218-829-3268
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I was able to research the past on our lake to write a history book. We were able to learn about... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Connie O
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Brainerd
A great display of history as it really was.

My experiences here have become treasured family memories. This place is in no way a boring old... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
JacquiO29
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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21 Dec 2017
“Research”
12 Sep 2016
“A great display of history as it really was.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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320 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN 56401-3523
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+1 218-829-3268
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I was able to research the past on our lake to write a history book. We were able to learn about the history of our lake which added to the final product.

Thank Connie O
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

My experiences here have become treasured family memories. This place is in no way a boring old museum. Upon entry, we were greeted by an elderly lady who had lived in Brainerd a very long time and was actually around for a lot of the...More

1  Thank JacquiO29
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Excellent information on the area and welcoming staff. Very informative on the paper industry and the railroad industry here. Located in an old jail house.

Thank decadarlin
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Very accommodating of our young children, and extremely informative regarding the history of the town. We enjoyed touring the sheriff's home and seeing the old jail cells.

Thank Daniel G
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were so pleasantly surprised by the museum. There is so much fascinating history recorded there. My 8- and 10-year old girls really enjoyed it, too.

Thank jacquic727
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of history here. Fun to see what Brainerd was like many years ago. Liked the exhibits about logging and the jail cells were fascinating too. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Alex F
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

My family stopped by this 3 story museum on a Tuesday afternoon and were pleasantly surprised by the displays. Covering topics from Native Americans, to Railroads, Logging, and the local Paper Mill, this museum does a thorough job showcasing the local history. Many artifacts are...More

Thank FrannyFam5
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