Dig Into The Past
Do you think Indiana Jones has a cool job? Do you know the difference between Archaeology and Paleontology? Come in for an adventure at the Runestone Museum where you will learn and practice basic excavation and observation skills - crucial first steps for every young adventurer! Registration available through Alexandria Public Schools Community Education.
(Ages 4-7) Monday, February 19th @ 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. at the Runestone Museum. $9 - one session
(Grades 2-5) Monday, February 19th @ 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. at the Runestone Museum. $9 - one session 

$3 at 3:00 PM - February Fridays
Every Friday in February at 3:00 p.m.
Spend your Fridays in February at the Runestone Museum! Every Friday in February, admission will be $3 at 3PM! Our Ice Age exhibit will be changed out this spring for an all new exhibit so warm up in the Ice Age Giant Exhibit before it’s gone!

Mai Fest
Saturday, May 19th - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate Mai Fest at Fort Alexandria! Syttende Mai is Norway’s Constitution Day and its most celebrated holiday! Minnesota has a rich connection with Scandinavia—join the Runestone Museum in celebrating that heritage at Mai Fest! Included in ticket price: lunch (traditional Scandinavian food), Music (Flutes, choir, fiddlers), Games (lawn games, traditional Scandinavian games such as Kubb and Hnefatafl, Viking Jewelry Making, Rosemailing). There will be food, ice cream, music, games, jewelry making, rosemaling and much, much more!

History LIVE 2018
June 22nd and 23rd 
History comes alive at Fort Alexandria! Reenactors, demonstrations, kid's games and activities! NEW this year: the Shire of Rockhaven - St. Cloud Anachronism Club will demonstrate Middle Age crafts will reenact a Viking Fight! Also NEW this year: Teddy Roosevelt impersonated by Adam Lindquist - who educates over 20,000 school children a year about our 26th President! More details to come. 

School Tours

Students have a wonderful time in a class tour at the Runestone Museum! We have special rates for K-12 Public School Districts, Private schools and Charter school tours. The special rate applies if your school can pay for the group with one payment. Contact us for pricing and and to make a reservation for your tour.

Home school groups have a different discount, because parents accompany students and prefer to pay as family units. Contact us for pricing.