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!

Ghost Tours Run Through October!

Join us for history and mystery on one of Anoka County Historical Society’s Ghosts of Anoka Walking Tours. Venture through downtown Anoka with a costumed tour guide. Tours start at 7:30pm, on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October.

Get more information or buy tickets online! Tickets can also be purchased by calling or stopping in at the History Center.

History Program on Thursday, October 15th

1st Lieutenant E.B. CutterRevelations of an Empty Footlocker:
The Brief Life of 1st Lt. Edward B. Cutter

Learn how an empty trunk revealed a soldier’s story through First Lieutenant Edward B. Cutter’s service in the First World War. Edward Cutter served as an aerial observer assigned to the 90th Aero Squadren and earned the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions in Western Europe.

Join historian Johannes Allert on October 15 at 7 pm to learn about the life of Anoka’s own Lieutenant Edward B. Cutter, the WWI soldier for whom the local American Legion Post is named. This program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Learn more about this program.

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