- We are located on North Broadway where you can see the amazing 28 foot tall statue of Big Ole the Viking adjacent to the Central Lakes Trail. _______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________
Seasons and Hours
The outdoor portion of the museum is open only during our summer season.
May 1 - October 31
Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm
November 1 - April 30
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: (320) 763-3160
Tag Archives: runestone
The Runestone “Them boys was here alright!” by Ralph A. Mayer The Kensington Runestone has been a subject of controversy for over a hundred years. Ralph Mayer presents an imaginative … Continue reading
The Kensington Runestone is Genuine by Robert A. Hall Jr. This book evaluates both sides of the arguments for and against the genuineness of the inscription on the well-known runestone discovered in Kensington, Minnesota in 1898.
The Last Kings of Norse America – Runestone Keys to a Lost Empire By Robert G. Johnson & Janey Westin “Epic in scope, insightful, imaginative, venturesome, and provocative – if this groundbreaking book about the Norse in America before Colombus … Continue reading
Kensington Runestone Inscription Translations by Richard Nelson.
These reversible bindrune charms combine the individual magical meaning of 3 different runes to create an immensely powerful talisman. Each charm features a copper and brass “disc” on the front and back. The front depicts the bindrune – a combination … Continue reading
Legacy of the Kensington Runestone DVD. A dramatic recreation of the discovery of the famous Kensington runestone – this is the popular, nine minute video playing in the museum. This DVD provides information about the … Continue reading
Kensington Runestone Documentary: Kensington Runestone Documentary This six-part DVD gives detailed information about the Kensington Runestone, Olaf Ohman’s family, and the Norse in Minnesota. You will witness the discovery of the Runestone, view the inscription and translation, learn about other North … Continue reading
Spinner Spoon This gorgeous collectors item has our famous Runestone on one side, and Big Ole on the other! This item is perfect to add to your spoon collections or simply as a souvenir to remember your time here in Alexandria, MN.