History Live

Our featured 2017 summer event:

History Live! in Fort Alexandria

June 23rd and 24th  9-5 PMrunes

m_Driscoll- kids onlym_m_civilwarsoldiereditm_IMGP7800-lightrunes Family Fun: Demonstrations, Hands-on activities, Re-enactors
Events and Sights:

Friday, June 23rd                                     Saturday, June 24th
Authentic Tipi                                                   Authentic Tipi
Stories of Old Days                                     Stories of Old Days
Fur Trade                                        Cowboy Shoot Out – 2p.m.
Dutch Oven Cooking                                                 Fur Trade
Blacksmith                                                              Blacksmith
Ojibwe Seasonal Life                                  Dutch Oven Cooking
Tinsmith                                                              Soap Making
Soap Making                                                              Tinsmith
Tipi Pole Making                                               Tipi Pole Making
Fire Steel                                                                 Fire Steel
Civil War Soldier MN 5th Regiment                    Civil War Soldier
Viking Chain mail Armor                                        Viking Armor
Millinery Shop                                             Wool dying/spinning
Musicians                                     Traditional Scandinavian Music
Kids Activities                                                      Kids Activities
All about guns and safety                                  Butter Churning
Wool dying/spinning                              All about guns and safety
Butter Churning                                           Ojibwe Seasonal Life
Hardanger Embroidery                               Hardanger Embroidery
Old Time School

FREE Canoe Rides both days! 24 foot canoe from Wilderness Inquiry


Our wonderful sponsors for History Live are …

 Aagard  Alex Industries
Douglas Echo
Bremer  3m
reaElden's logo-60 H Boyd NelsonWest Central Sanitation

  hpsgarden center


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.


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