Make Your House a Museum: Storing Family Treasures

Join us as Steve Penick, Head Archivist at the Stearns History Museum, shares insight on how to store, care, and implement preservation techniques for your family heirlooms. Passionate history people are infatuated with gathering genealogical information about their relatives. And rightly so. But the documents and objects from your family story are equally important. How […]

Genealogy Tips and Tricks

Join several members of St. Cloud Area Genealogists as they share tips and tricks for genealogy family research. Presenters include Dan Schroeder, Reggie Mohs, Derwyn Anderson, and Michele Braun-Heurung. A variety of topics will be covered.

Hops and History: Trivia in the Taproom

We have a very special Trivia Thursday coming up for you guys! The Stearns History Museum is helping Trivia Mafia out, this time with some real life trivia from right here in Stearns County! With a name like Pantown Brewing Co. you know we are big fans of history, especially local history, it has made […]

Halloween Historia

Witches and witchcraft is the theme of this year’s Halloween Historia. Learn what your spirit animal is Take a hayride through Heritage Park Pet a llama, miniature goat, or pot-bellied pig at the petting zoo There also will be a bit of history sprinkled about the Museum grounds on witches and witchcraft Families are encouraged […]

GET A JUMP START ON HALLOWEEN AT STEARNS HISTORY MUSEUM

Join us at the Stearns History Museum on Saturday October 12, for their annual Halloween Historia party. Taking a hayride through Heritage Park, Pet a llama, miniature goat, or pot-bellied pig at the petting zoo. There also will be a bit of history sprinkled about the Museum grounds on witches and witchcraft. Families are encouraged […]

Hops & History : The Art of Victorian Mourning

During the Victorian age, Americans were far more acquainted with death than we are today. It also was a time filled with strict rules and confining etiquette, especially for women. Join us as we discuss the fascinating rituals of mourning a loved one during the Victorian age, from postmortem photography to hair art. The Pantown […]

Travel Photo Exhibit

St. Cloud native Lois Whitney Forbes was a well-seasoned traveler and photographer who navigated the globe, taking pictures and documenting cultures. Enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to see her work. The images are on display at the Stearns History Museum thanks to a family member. Her granddaughter recalls that Lois Forbes was fearless […]

Travel Photo Exhibit

St. Cloud native Lois Whitney Forbes was a well-seasoned traveler and photographer who navigated the globe, taking pictures and documenting cultures. Enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to see her work. The images are on display at the Stearns History Museum thanks to a family member. Her granddaughter recalls that Lois Forbes was fearless […]