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Heritage Museum

800 N 9th Ave, Virginia, MN 55792-2366
+1 218-741-1136
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Local History is the Best History

Stop in and learn about how downtown burned down and everything you need to know about Minnesota... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
myotus
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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mining trip

Quaint museum. The lady working gave us the grand tour. It had a Finnish theme which was... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
JMD1958
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Minnesota
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 N 9th Ave, Virginia, MN 55792-2366
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+1 218-741-1136
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Stop in and learn about how downtown burned down and everything you need to know about Minnesota Finns. Great well crafted exhibits.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Quaint museum. The lady working gave us the grand tour. It had a Finnish theme which was interesting as there are several Finns that live in our area. Loved the outside log cabins.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great place to learn about the heritage of the area. Being a local i like to come here on occasion when they have different displays up. They do rotate them on a semi-regular basis. They are always friendly and love answering questions about the area!...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I won't repeat all the previous rave reviews except to agree it is an enjoyable small town museum. The star attraction is definitely Betty, the guide. She went through it all with me even though I was the only patron. The pioneer tools out in...More

3  Thank sheepfarmer_13
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

This place is definitely a hidden gem. There was so much more than we expected there to be. The history of this area is very interesting and the artifacts are well displayed. The tour guide, Betty, that showed us around was friendly and very knowledgeable!

4  Thank whitejamlee
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Wow, with minimal presence online, the Heritage Center was never on our list of Iron Range attractions, but since we are leaving the area soon we through we should stop in to see what it was like. We were floored on how different our expectations...More

3  Thank JesseWhite
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Our local tour guide had an immense amount of historic details about Virginia Mn and a great sense of humor. The tour included archives and artifacts from World War I, a Finnish Log House, along with a 1930's Tourist Cabin. Virginia is a town rich...More

1  Thank RE M
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