Anoka County Historical Society | 2135 3rd Ave. N, Anoka, MN 55303 | (763) 421-0600
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
Children (6–17): $2.00
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Ghost Tours Are Back for 2016!
Weekly Tours Begin May 3rd
Discount Tickets Now Available!
2016 Anoka Home and Garden Tour
Sunday, July 10th | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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)
The 2nd Annual ACHS Online Auction
Donations deadline extended until May 30th.
Think spring cleaning and check your attic! The Anoka County Historical Society is seeking donations of collectable objects for an online auction fundraiser. Help raise funds to support ACHS and preserve the history of our county by donating antiques, memorabilia, and other items, such as:
* Vintage accessories
* China or porcelain
* Antique sporting goods
* Signed artwork
Bring your donation to the Anoka County History Center. Auction date TBD.
Note: Donors will receive a receipt for their donations to use for tax purposes. Items donated for the auction will NOT be added into Historical Society’s museum collection and no museum items will be sold in this auction. The ACHS reserves the right to refuse any items.
ACHS Annual Report
Here are some of our current exhibits. Check out the History Center Museum page to see more.
Wedding Belles & Beaus
Come and see how wedding fashions and traditions have changed over time, while reading the stories of love and marriage in Anoka.
Toys are a constant for children in all times and places. This small exhibit displays the sorts of toys and games that have kept Anoka County children engaged throughout the county’s history
The 1965 Tornado
In May of 1965, several tornados swept around the western and northern sides of the Twin Cities metro, leaving devastation in their wake.
Signed, Sealed, and Dinnered
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
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