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!

Anoka Post Office
Cachet Envelopes

Order Yours Today!

2016 Halloween Stamps

2016 Halloween Stamps

You can own First Day of Issue cachet envelopes celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Anoka Post Office.

Each envelope is printed with commemorative artwork, and includes one of four new Jack-O’-Lantern Forever Stamps and a First Day of Issue Cancellation.

Learn More and Order Now

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.

Fall Ghost Tours!

Tickets Now Available

Ghost Tours of Anoka poster

See the Ghost Tours page for details.

Rum River Rovers

Vintage Base Ball

Rum River Rovers Player

Find out more about Rovers’ Games

New Exhibit Now Open

Farms to Flamingoes Exhibit Image

Farms to Flamingos: Building a Mid-Century Modern County is now open at the Anoka County History Center.

Peer into the life of a suburban home—complete with orange carpet, Tupperware, and turquoise rotary phone—while learning about the tract housing that expanded much of Anoka County.

Read more about the new Farms to Flamingos exhibit

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