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 Programming Committee of the Morrison County Historical Society is putting together an exhibit on Smuda’s Zoo for the Morrison County Fair (Little Falls), which runs from August 8-10, 2019. Smuda’s Zoo was run by the Smuda family, whose home is directly across the street from the Weyerhaeuser Museum. The…
The art and history of tattoo is the Morrison County Historical Society’s theme for 2019. In creating their exhibit, The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo Art in Central Minnesota, the organization has sought out some of the personal reasons people get tattoos. The exhibit reveals some of these reasons, including…
Do you live in an old house with wood siding that periodically needs painting? Would you like to find out about the processes and paints the pros use? Join us at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls, MN, to learn how to prepare and paint an exterior…
As part of our online-exclusives for our Story Behind The Tat exhibit, we have begun uploading excerpts from video interviews with tattoo shops. On February 25, 2019, Executive Director Mary Warner interviewed Erik Cagle and Judy Hunstiger of Purple Pain Tattoo in St. Cloud, MN. Judy and her husband, Jeff,…