Edina Historical Society in Edina Minnesota

Address and phone number for Edina Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West 70th Street, Edina MN.

Edina Historical Society
4711 West 70th Street, Edina, Minnesota, 55435
Thu 9:00 AM-2:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

About the Edina Historical Society

The Edina Historical Society, located in Edina, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Edina. 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:
  • Edina Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Edina public records
  • Edina historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Edina, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Edina 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 Edina museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Edina.

Local Edina History

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

Contact the Edina Historical Society

You may contact the Edina Historical Society by calling 612-928-4577, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Edina Historical Society, 4711 West 70th Street, Edina, Minnesota, 55435.

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