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Members Double Discount Holiday Shopping Weekend

Dates: Dec. 4, 2014, Dec. 5, 2014, Dec. 6, 2014, Dec. 7, 2014
Time (History Center Hours): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; Check individual sites' hours, as they may vary.
Double Discount Shopping Days offers you savings on Minnesota-inspired, quality gifts in time for the holidays! Minnesota Historical Society members will receive a double discount (20 percent) at the History Center and other museums and historic sites across the state. One-of-a-kind items, jewelry and more are featured along with new books from MNHS Press at the History Center, and gifts with regional flavor are available at historic sites around the state. Meet MNHS Press authors at History Center book signings all weekend. Your purchases help support the Society’s programs!
Friday, December 5
12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m.
William Swanson will be signing his book Stolen from the Garden: The Kidnapping of Virginia Piper
Kate Roberts and Adam Scher will be signing their book Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
Saturday, December 6
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Larry Millett and Matt Schmitt will be signing their book Minnesota's Own: Preserving Our Grand Homes
Saturday, December 6
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Molly Beth Griffin and Jennifer A. Bell will be signing their book Rhoda's Rock Hunt
Sunday, December 7
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Kate Roberts and Adam Scher will be signing their book Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
Wendy Freshman and Kristin Jansson will be signing their book Making History
Double discount savings will also be available at gift shops at:
Minnesota History Center, Mill City Museum, Split Rock Lighthouse, Alexander Ramsey House, Forest History Center, James J. Hill House, Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Minnesota State Capitol, North West Company Fur Post, Oliver H. Kelley Farm, or online at
For special events going during this same weekend at historic sites, check!