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


Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
April & May, Sept & Oct:
Wed-Sat 11 am-4 pm
Trading Post open year round Hours


  • $9 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.



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, multimedia 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 student

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 student

Book a field trip


$6 per student
Teachers FREE
One free adult per 10 students



  • Length: 1 to 4 hours
  • Free bus parking


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