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The Lake County Historical Society Museum

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Address: 520 South Ave Ste 1, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1502
Phone Number: (218) 834-4898
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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spontaneous visit

We were just walking downtown and decided to pop in. Loved this museum! Well worth the 5 admission. Learn about north shore mining, logging, and small town life.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Thunder Bay, Canada
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were just walking downtown and decided to pop in. Loved this museum! Well worth the 5 admission. Learn about north shore mining, logging, and small town life.

Thank jods1000
Belleville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was rainy and this was a great rainy day activity. You enter through the gift shop and pay a $5 entry charge. You start the tour on the bridge of the Laker Frotenac. The ship was damaged beyond repair in a November Story. The windows on the bridge give your a great view of Lake Superior and Two Harbors.... More 

Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from a very good museum, the local tourist train comes to the station around noon (very variable time wise). There's the old iron ore dock down the hill & old tug boat. Old train engines near museum & lighthouse about a mile away. We didn't go into the lighthouse, but the area of rocks in front of it were... More 

Thank Dabblings
Beverly, mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Museum packed with pictures, information and artifacts of the birth and growth of the area. Exhibits all were well organized. Spent more time here than planned to since it was so interesting. Very reasonable admission for the knowledge they conveyed. Gift shop was small but well appointed as well. Not obvious on the drive through town but well worth seeking... More 

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place. It was very pretty. We walked around the trails and it was beautiful. The rocks down by the river entertained kids for hours. The gift shop had cute things also.

Thank bmonsoor
Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My wife and I stopped here on the way through town and were surprised by the Train Depot. A great way to see some old Locomotives and associated support equipment. It was very nice and unexpected to see this great equipment. We also stopped to see the Edna G Tugboat , the Lighthouse and took the path around the area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped at one of the overlooks near the tunnel, silver Creek cliff. We have the opportunity to speak with a local. She called it the best kept secret. It was definitely a spectacular view of Lake Superior. If you are ever on the area, take the time to stop at the "small stops" on the way.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

There is displays on logging, mining, railroad, shipping, fishing, and the town's growth through the years.

Thank Lisa P
Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Being a history buff I enjoy all things old It was very interesting to see how people went about their daily lives, before all the "modern necessities" That we have to have today.

Thank skidd16
Zhuhai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We actuly parked in Lake view park, and took the foot path, Lake view walk, around the bay, with breath taking views over the bay, and in mid fall, the leaves and surroundings were beautiful. On our way through the trees we came across some grazing deer, which, ignored us completely, so we took the time to take some great... More 

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