Come explore the history of Anoka County, Minnesota

ACHS Online Auction
Find Unique, Collectible Items & Help Us Raise Funds!

logo-two  Logo - LongBidding starts April 24 and closes on May 4. We’d like to thank the AAA Auction and Realty Company for partnering with us and hosting this auction!

Bidding is now open!

Follow this link to bid on the many interesting items that were donated for this fundraiser! With more than 150 items to choose from, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Here’s a small sample of what you’ll find on the auction site:



  • Don’t miss these great upcoming programs!

    Learn about the History of Columbia Heights & Hilltop on Saturday, April 25 at 2pm at the Columbia Heights Library.

    On Saturday, May 2, explore the ways in which Anoka County residents have mourned our dead at the In Memoriam program at 2pm at the Northtown Library.

Calendar of Events

Historical Society News

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