Bloomington Historical Society in Bloomington Minnesota

Address and phone number for Bloomington Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington MN.

Bloomington Historical Society
2215 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431

About the Bloomington Historical Society

The Bloomington Historical Society, located in Bloomington, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Bloomington. 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 Hennepin 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:
  • Bloomington Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Bloomington public records
  • Bloomington historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Bloomington, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Bloomington Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Hennepin 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 Bloomington museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Bloomington.

Local Bloomington History

In Bloomington, 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 Bloomington. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Bloomington 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 Bloomington history. These programs provide historical information about Bloomington communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Bloomington 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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington schools.

Contact the Bloomington Historical Society

You may contact the Bloomington Historical Society by calling 952-881-4114, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Bloomington Historical Society, 2215 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431.

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