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6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

Teachers and Parents,

Sign your 6th graders up for the new 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass!

This pass grants Minnesota 6th graders FREE admission to the Minnesota Historical Society's 26 historic sites and museums statewide now through August 2015. It's a great way for children to explore Minnesota history during non-school hours, and is the perfect complement to the new state social studies standards! (Not valid for field trips.)

Sixth-graders can discover the history of our great state at any MNHS location FREE - from Jeffers Petroglyphs in the south to the Minnesota History Center in the Twin Cities all the way to Split Rock Lighthouse on the North Shore.

Here's how it works:

  • Fill out the form below to request passes for your students or a pass for your child
  • Have each child sign his or her pass
  • Children present the pass at the admission desk of any Minnesota Historical Society site or museum, now through August 2015, to enter free of charge

Any child who is in 6th grade during the 2014-2015 school year is eligible for this pass. The pass will provide free admittance for the 6th grader only (not parents or siblings) to all Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums through August 31, 2015. Not valid for field trips, paid programs or specially priced exhibits.

To order a pass for your classroom or your child, please fill out the form below. Due to the high volume of requests, you should receive your pass(es) within 3 weeks of your request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may use the 6th Grade MN History Pass? 
All Minnesota students in the 6th grade during the 2014-15 school year may use the pass. Parents, siblings and all others in their party must pay regular admission. Admission prices vary, check the individual sites for details.

Where can I get a 6th Grade MN History Pass?
Teachers and parents may request them on the form below for their students or children. Passes are also available at all Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums during regular open hours.

Are there any limitations on the pass? 
The 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass is not valid for field trips, paid programs or specially priced exhibits. Only the cardholder may use the pass. Each cardholder must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

How many times may a cardholder visit?
A Minnesota 6th grader may visit as many times as he/she would like through August 31, 2015.

I'm a teacher. Can I bring a group of 6th graders and have them use their passes for entry? 
The pass is not valid for school group field trips. Each cardholder must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

I'm a youth group leader. Can my 6th graders use their passes for entry?
The pass is not valid for organizational field trips. Each cardholder must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Can a lost or stolen pass be replaced? 
Yes, please request one online or at any of our sites or museums during regular open hours.

May I buy a family pass?
Yes, Minnesota Historical Society memberships are available at many levels. Members get free regular admission to all 26 historic sites and museums, plus more!

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