Crow Wing County Historical Museum

Visit the Museum and Research Library housed in the old Crow Wing County Jail and Sheriff's residence built in 1917.  Put yourself behind bars in one of two original jail cells. Meander through three levels of exhibits on county history including logging, railroading, mining, and more! Take a guided tour of the beautifully restored and furnished Sheriff's residence where the Sheriff's family lived right on the other side of the jail cells!

Our research library welcomes you to look through our historic collections including photographs, newspapers going back to the late 1800's, books, and local publications. Genealogy resources include an extensive county obituary and cemetery index. Copies and photo reprints are available. Visit us, phone, or email your research requests. 

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Latitude: 46.355576 Longitude: -94.204288 Elevation: 1215 ft
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Seasons Open

Year-round excluding the month of January

Hours Open

Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 3 pm (Closed major Holidays and Holiday Weekends)


$3.00 for adults; children are free!

Accessibility Notes

Handicap accessible

Pet Friendly Notes

Service dogs only

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