Frequently Asked Questions
Who may use the 6th Grade MN History Pass? Minnesota students in the 6th grade during the 2016-17 school year may use the pass to gain free admission to MNHS sites and museums. Parents, siblings and others in their party 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 online for their students or children. Passes are also available at Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums during regular open hours.
Are there any limitations on the pass? The 6th Grade MN 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 often as he/she would like through August 31, 2017. Visit 3 MNHS sites, fill in the entry card, and be entered to win a $50 gift certificate! Drawing details below.
I'm a teacher/youth group leader, can I bring a group of 6th graders and have them use their passes for entry? The pass is not valid for school or 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!
Prize drawing details: All Minnesota 6th graders are eligible. To enter the drawing, students visit 3 MNHS sites or museums, fill out the entry card and mail to: Minnesota Historical Society, 6th Grade Pass Drawing, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul, MN 55102. One winner will be drawn each month, Oct. 2016 - Sept. 2017. One entry per person will be accepted. Winners will be contacted by phone or email. We will not sell, share or distribute your personal information. Each month one $50 gift certificate, good at any MNHS site or museum, will be given away.