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The Lake County Historical Society Museum

520 South Ave Ste 1, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1502
+1 218-834-4898
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IT is cool to hear how light house where used to let ships know where they where as well as how far... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Thompson nd.
spontaneous visit

We were just walking downtown and decided to pop in. Loved this museum! Well worth the 5 admission... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Thunder Bay, Canada
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“iron ore” (4 reviews)
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520 South Ave Ste 1, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1502
+1 218-834-4898
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

IT is cool to hear how light house where used to let ships know where they where as well as how far from land they where. how the light house keepers lived and all they had to to keep things going what a life

Thank jeromew323
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were just walking downtown and decided to pop in. Loved this museum! Well worth the 5 admission. Learn about north shore mining, logging, and small town life.

Thank jods1000
Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was rainy and this was a great rainy day activity. You enter through the gift shop and pay a $5 entry charge. You start the tour on the bridge of the Laker Frotenac. The ship was damaged beyond repair in a November Story. The...More

1  Thank PREZTWO
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Apart from a very good museum, the local tourist train comes to the station around noon (very variable time wise). There's the old iron ore dock down the hill & old tug boat. Old train engines near museum & lighthouse about a mile away. We...More

Thank Dabblings
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Museum packed with pictures, information and artifacts of the birth and growth of the area. Exhibits all were well organized. Spent more time here than planned to since it was so interesting. Very reasonable admission for the knowledge they conveyed. Gift shop was small but...More

1  Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Loved this place. It was very pretty. We walked around the trails and it was beautiful. The rocks down by the river entertained kids for hours. The gift shop had cute things also.

Thank bmonsoor
Reviewed 3 August 2015

My wife and I stopped here on the way through town and were surprised by the Train Depot. A great way to see some old Locomotives and associated support equipment. It was very nice and unexpected to see this great equipment. We also stopped to...More

4  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped at one of the overlooks near the tunnel, silver Creek cliff. We have the opportunity to speak with a local. She called it the best kept secret. It was definitely a spectacular view of Lake Superior. If you are ever...More

Thank Rubi P
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

There is displays on logging, mining, railroad, shipping, fishing, and the town's growth through the years.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Being a history buff I enjoy all things old It was very interesting to see how people went about their daily lives, before all the "modern necessities" That we have to have today.

Thank skidd16
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