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Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
43411 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359


April-November 1, 2014:
Wed-Sat 11-4
Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Tue-Sat 11-4
Trading Post open year round (except Jan.):

Wed-Sat 11-4

Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 11-4



$8 adults
$7 seniors and college students
$6 children ages 6-17
Free for children age 5 and under, MNHS members and Mille Lacs Band members w/ID.



2014 Apr 20

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Field Trips

American Indian history and culture are presented in ways that suit every learning style at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post. This site includes a museum filled with artifacts, dioramas, multi-media presentations, interactive puzzles and games, as well as the historic trading post building.

Field Trip Options

American Indian Games

Students learn games of skill and chance that American Indian kids played, including the bowl game, snake game, deer and hunter, the run and scream game and lacrosse.

Grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7Cost: $6 per person

Cycles of the Seasons

Students tour the Four Seasons Room, a life-sized diorama depicting traditional Ojibwe life and explore exhibits to learn about contemporary Ojibwe life. A visit to the Trading Post reveals business life at Milles Lacs in the 1930s. 

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12Cost: $6 per person

Book a field trip


$6 per person


  • Length: 1 to 4 hours
  • Free bus parking


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