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

Guided Tours: $30

Questions or Comments?

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

Free History Event in Ramsey: WWI Museum in a Box

Link to information and registration for World War One Museum in a Box in Ramsey

Thu, November 8, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST
Ramsey City Hall—Lake Itasca Room

Registration is required. The class is FREE!

Come and Learn About World War I Through Historical Artifacts!

The Anoka County Historical Society’s box full of historical artifacts from the World War I Era will help bring the past to life.

Find out more, and register for WWI: Museum in a Box

2-Minute History: The Series

Image from World War Two Exhibit at ACHS

2-Minute History is a video series produced by students at Anoka Hennepin Technical College, led by instructor Rich Oxley. 

These short videos explore Anoka County History Center museum exhibits, along with other local history topics.


Explore the 2-Minute History Series


Adopt An Artifact Link to Page

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