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Giving back during tough times

What fuels your giving spirit? For us here at the Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC), it’s looking around our community and seeing all the ways our neighbors are reaching out to one another to connect, share, and spread kindness.

Your donation today, will help ensure our programs can get back up and running as quickly as possible when we’re all able to gather again. We are looking forward to seeing everyone soon!


The history of the Iron Range is a great story to tell! Our parents, grandparents and great grandparents came to a rugged wilderness area from all over the world and built a new life for their families right here in northern Minnesota. That makes our region a special place!

These people changed the world. The ore they mined built America, won wars, created wealth and made the nation strong.

The story of the Iron Range is fascinating and important. It has made us who we are today. The Minnesota Discovery Center’s mission is to tell that story and to show the world why it mattered then and why it still matters now.

To do that, we need your help. Please help us preserve and promote the history and culture of this special corner of the world.

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Donations are tax-deductible.

Minnesota Discovery Center is a tax-exempt organization, as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This means that donations to Minnesota Discovery Center from individuals, foundations and corporations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

There are more ways to give.

Remember Minnesota Discovery Center in your will, or call for information on Planned Giving.

Contact us for more information.