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. Further, the organization believes that all who are interested in Morrison County's history be able to access it, regardless of income level, which is why admission to MCHS's home, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, is free. This is made possible through the generous support of members, donors, an allotment from Morrison County, and other patrons.
Each person who has passed through Morrison County has added a piece to its history. Through a willingness to share that history, they have built MCHS's large artifact and archival collection. MCHS cares for this collection to the best of its ability and shares it with the public, via newsletter articles, research services, the website, exhibits, and programs.
While history is often considered to be about people and events long past, MCHS sees history as a continual process, with the documentation of current happenings being as important as those that occurred 100 or more years ago.
The Morrison County Historical Society's ethos can be summed up as: "Today is History. Live it, save it, share it." We encourage you to do the same.
Explore the history pages (menu above) and blog posts (below) on our website to learn more about Morrison County's fascinating history.
Hours & Location
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday & Thursday.
The museum is open year-round, except for major holidays.
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.
Class – How to Analyze the News Saturday, February 18, 2017: 1-4 p.m. at the Weyerhaeuser Museum Fake news has become the news — outrageous stories masquerading as truth, spreading with lightning speed on the internet. Fake news stories seem so true, how can anyone tell what to believe? The…
Due to budgetary constraints, there will be a change in public hours at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. Hours have been Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., year-round. Starting in February 2017, the museum will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.…
The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, home of the Morrison County Historical Society, will be closed Christmas Eve Day – Saturday, December 24, 2016. The museum will reopen Tuesday, December 27, 2016, for regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum will be open New Year’s Eve Day…
Make your plans to ring in the New Year! The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, in collaboration with the Lindbergh Historic Site next door, is once again hosting a candlelight hike on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2016. Trails between the Weyerhaeuser Museum and the Lindbergh Site in Little Falls,…