Today is History. Live it, save it, share it.
Since its founding in 1936, the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) has been dedicated to the history of ALL of the county's residents, from those who live the quietest of lives to those whose names become headlines, from permanent to temporary residents.
-- Admission to The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum is free so that all can have access to Morrison County's history.
-- MCHS is committed to documenting not only events & people long past but contemporary events & people for future study.
-- MCHS's ethos can be summed up as: "Today is History. Live it, save it, share it." We encourage you to do the same.
Hours & Location
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday & Thursday.
Closed: New Year's Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas & All Monday Holidays
The museum is open year-round, except for major holidays, off-site events, and occasional closings for bad weather. Check our blog posts below and/or our social media accounts for info on closings.
The museum is located in Little Falls, Minnesota, at 2151 South Lindbergh Drive, just south of the Lindbergh Historic Site.
Google Maps will show you the way.During road construction in Little Falls (2019), follow directions found here to get through town.
The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls have had a long and deep history in the area since their inception in 1891. The history from the Order’s beginning through 1950 was covered in the book “In the Shadow of His Wings.” A continuation of the Franciscan Sisters’ history, called “The Franciscan…
During the Morrison County Historical Society’s 2019 annual program, the organization will be holding a silent auction. This year’s program, which will take place Monday, September 30 at the Morrison County Government Center in Little Falls, features guest speaker Mitch Bender. Bender is a professor of environmental studies at St.…
From dolls to whistles, climate change to immigration, logging dams to canning shortages, and much more, we’ve added 21 new articles to the Morrison County Historical Society website. We’ve been operating our website since 2002 and we’re up to 754 blog posts (including this one) and 300 pages, along with…
The Morrison County Historical Society continues exploring the history of tattoo with this year’s annual program, “Pin-ups, Anchors, and Hearts: The Influence of Tattooing on American History.” The program features guest speaker Mitch Bender, a professor in environmental studies at St. Cloud State University. When he’s not teaching environmental studies,…