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The Lake County Historical Society Museum

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Good self-guided lighthouse tour!

After stopping several times at the Two Harbors lighthouse to walk along the shore, we finally... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
be sure to stop when you are in thhe area

we were there on Saturday in the winter. could be open more days in the summer. the gift shop was... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Plymouth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

After stopping several times at the Two Harbors lighthouse to walk along the shore, we finally decided to pay the $5 each to tour the lighthouse, pilot house, and assistant keeper's home. The tour is self-guided. You pay at the little gift shop, enter the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kren250
Reviewed 21 January 2018

we were there on Saturday in the winter. could be open more days in the summer. the gift shop was one of the nicest we have seen, lots to choose from for all ages, great selection of books, shirts, hats, etc. the displays are well...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Katyevee
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We bought the three museum pass here so we could go to the lighthouse and 3M Museum for just $10. It was a great first stop as it was a great overview of the history of the area before going to the lighthouse and 3M...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

My favorite piece is the video that traces the history of the area from the Native Americans to present day. The matching images were very helpful, and I enjoyed having the historical perspective as we visited the Two Harbors area for the weekend.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LarkVll
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Well worth the price of the tickets. Mom and I started at the 1907 Duluth and Iron Range Depot museum. There's a short video and lots of cool exhibits. Historic locomotives are on free display outside. We also saw the 3M Museum that I described...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Robin M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

IT is cool to hear how light house where used to let ships know where they where as well as how far from land they where. how the light house keepers lived and all they had to to keep things going what a life

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank jeromew323
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were just walking downtown and decided to pop in. Loved this museum! Well worth the 5 admission. Learn about north shore mining, logging, and small town life.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jods1000
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was rainy and this was a great rainy day activity. You enter through the gift shop and pay a $5 entry charge. You start the tour on the bridge of the Laker Frotenac. The ship was damaged beyond repair in a November Story. The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank John A
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Apart from a very good museum, the local tourist train comes to the station around noon (very variable time wise). There's the old iron ore dock down the hill & old tug boat. Old train engines near museum & lighthouse about a mile away. We...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Dabblings
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Museum packed with pictures, information and artifacts of the birth and growth of the area. Exhibits all were well organized. Spent more time here than planned to since it was so interesting. Very reasonable admission for the knowledge they conveyed. Gift shop was small but...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Jake_MA_11
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