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Connect your students with historical objects and hands-on learning 

Our programs are created to dovetail with Minnesota State Academic Standards.

Field Trips

Make your field trip both educational and fun! Explore the exhibits to learn about Iron Range history, or participate in a folk art demonstration.  Book a field trip for your class today by calling 1-800-372-6437.  Download Field Trip Flyer PDF.

Palentologist in the Classroom

Can’t make an in-person field trip? No problem! We can bring the fossils and expertise to you! Our “Paleontologist in the Classroom” program offers you the chance to host an actual paleontologist in your classroom where students can get a hands-on lesson with Iron Range fossils! Discover what we can learn about the past and what life was like here during the Cretaceous Period. Please call 218-254-7959 for more information and availability.

Trolley and Glen Location Tour (weather permitting)

Ride the historic Trolley to the old Glen Location where miners and their families lived.  Glen Location has an original location house, early 1900s boarding house, and large mining equipment.  

For more information or to schedule a school visit, email