Anoka County Historical Society  | 2135 3rd Ave. N, Anoka, MN 55303 | (763) 421-0600

Library & Exhibit Hall Hours

Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wed–Fri: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday & Monday: Closed

Exhibit Hall Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $3.00
Children (6–17): $2.00

Questions or Comments?

Feel free to contact us. We’d love to hear from you!

Exhibit Opening

Building a Mid-Century Modern County

Sip a root beer float, spin a hula hoop, and do the twist at the Anoka County History Center as the exhibit, Farms to Flamingos: Building a Mid-Century Modern County opens on July 9 during Riverfest in Anoka.

Read more about this exhibit opening

2016 Anoka Home and Garden Tour

Sunday, July 10th | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

2016 Home and Garden TourIt’s a summer tradition that community members look forward to each year: the Anoka Heritage Home and Garden Tour.

Get the inside scoop on the historic homes of Anoka as their current owners graciously invite us inside for a peek into history.

This year’s 13th Annual Heritage Home and Garden Tour will feature Slabtown, along with other historic neighborhoods.

Tickets: $12 (advance) | $15 (day of tour)

Learn more about this event…

Rum River Rovers

Vintage Base Ball

Rum River Rovers Player

Find out more about Rovers’ Games

Signed, Sealed, and Dinnered

Signed, Sealed, and Dinnered Fundraiser

Join the celebration of Anoka County postal service and the Halloween Stamp at our fundraising dinner. Save your seat and purchase your tickets now!

When:  September 29th, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. Social Hour
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Program
Where: Greenhaven Country Club
2800 Greenhaven Road
Anoka MN 55303


Learn more about the Signed, Sealed, and Dinnered event.

Would you Like to Sponsor this Event? We’d Love Your Support!

Help make this event even better with your individual or business sponsorship. See the Event Information page for details.

Summer Ghost Tours!

Discount Tickets Now Available!

Ghosts of Anoka Walking Tours

See our Groupon page for details.

Ghost Tours on Twin Cities Live

Twin Cities Live Features Ghost Tours of Anoka

Watch as ACHS Volunteer Coordinator Sara Given leads Emily Engberg on a tour of The Big White House in this segment of KSTP’s Twin Cities Live.

Ghost Tour of Anoka on Twin Cities Live

Anoka County History Center

We are headquartered in the Anoka County History Center and Library, a marvelous 1965 Mid Century Modern building designed by Griswold and Rauma as a library for the City of Anoka.

History Center Museum

Research & Reference Library

Your donations are vital and appreciated!

Programs and Tours

We offer rich and exciting programs about local history throughout the year. From tours of the community, to education programs for schools and groups, to partnered programs with local libraries.

Ghosts of Anoka Walking Tours

Monuments to Life Cemetery Tours

History Programs

Museum In A Box