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Moose Lake Area Historical Society and Fires of 1918 Musuem

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Small but with stopping

It is a smaller museum but defiantly worth stopping to hear the history of the fire that happened... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Steven S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Toured the Museum. They are closing soon for the winter. Plan to stop in next summer Re-Opening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rose K
Moose Lake, Minnesota
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4 Sep 2018
“Moose Lake museum”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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900 Folz Blvd, Moose Lake, MN 55767-9703
+1 218-485-4234
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Toured the Museum. They are closing soon for the winter. Plan to stop in next summer Re-Opening next spring. They said their hours will be: Opening for the 2019 Season on May 25, 2019. SUMMER HOURS THROUGH LABOR DAY Tuesday thru Saturday - 10 AM...More

Thank Rose K
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The sign on museum says they are open Tuesday thru Saturday 10am -4pm but they are not. Now open Friday -Sunday but not on website or google. Glad we drove 50 miles for nothing.It's Tuesday afternoon.More

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Jenny M, Social Media Manager at Moose Lake Area Historical Society and Fires of 1918 Musuem, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. My father passed away and I was not able to update the information from my mother's house where I was staying, she does not have internet connection. Please always refer to our website or facebook...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

My great grandfather died in the 1918 fire. The museum had books, artifacts, pictures and information of what my great grandparents endured. My great grandfathers name was listed on a plaque as well as where his body was found. For those who love trains and...More

Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very nice place to see and visit! Lots of information, displays and buildings to see. Very reasonable admission.

Thank 274timothyj
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The historical society museum isn't large, but it has a moving story about the town, it's residents, and the 1918 fire that destroyed the town and much of the region.

Thank deanhovey
Reviewed July 23, 2017

There are lots of artifacts to see in the Moose Lake Historical Society. It is located in what used to be the local train station. Although there are signs on 371 which are hard to miss, the the site can be hard to locate since...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Went with my family on a bike trip and stopped to see this depot in Moose Lake. Really enjoyed this Museum and all the history. The hosts were very informative and friendly. Didn't really know what I was expecting but was pleasantly surprised. Love learning...More

Thank Shelly E
Reviewed June 11, 2017

It is a smaller museum but defiantly worth stopping to hear the history of the fire that happened here around 100 years ago. Good place to take a break from driving and stretch your legs a bit if going up north.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Dropped in to see the museum, which was unfortunately closed. The buildings of the museum, however, are old railroad depot buildings, which themselves are pretty cool. We appreciated the few outdoor exhibits and the map on the side of the building showing the huge extent...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Minnesota nice, wonderful happy to assist rock hounds and very nice people. Extremely helpful -we we stop back again soon,

Thank collenem2016
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