Anoka County Historical Society in Anoka Minnesota

Address and phone number for Anoka County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at 3rd Avenue, Anoka MN.


Name
Anoka County Historical Society
Address
2135 3rd Avenue, Anoka, Minnesota, 55303
Phone
763-421-0600
Fax
763-323-0218
Hours
Tue 10:00 AM-8:00 PM; Wed-Fri 10:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Anoka County Historical Society

The Anoka County Historical Society, located in Anoka, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Anoka. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Anoka County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Anoka Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Anoka public records
  • Anoka historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Anoka, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Anoka Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Anoka County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Anoka museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Anoka.

Local Anoka History

In Anoka, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Anoka. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Anoka County Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Anoka history. These programs provide historical information about Anoka communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Anoka County Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Anoka County Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Minnesota state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of MN historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Anoka Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Anoka schools.

Contact the Anoka County Historical Society

You may contact the Anoka County Historical Society by calling 763-421-0600, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Anoka County Historical Society, 2135 3rd Avenue, Anoka, Minnesota, 55303.


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