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Hennepin History Museum's exhibitions highlight the diverse and rich history of Hennepin County, the largest county in Minnesota. From urban to suburban to rural, Hennepin County has it all!

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Figures & Follies:

Hennepin County's Figure Skating Story

brings our county's rich skating history to life. From lakes and ponds to inside rinks, from wobbly beginners to Olympians, local club skaters to professionals traveling with the homegrown Ice Follies, Holiday on Ice, and other shows, Figures & Follies covers it all.

Final Day March 06, 2016

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A History of the Buzza Company

During its prime, the Minneapolis-based Buzza Company (1907-1942) was one of the nation's largest manufacturers of greeting cards, framed mottos, gift books, and party stationery. GREETINGS tells the story of the company's rise and fall, its larger-than-life founder, and the hundreds of artists, poets, printers, and others who produced, sold, and shipped many millions of items from the company's Lake Street headquarters each year.

Final Day July 03, 2016

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Our Hennepin County:

West Hennepin History Center

Artifacts From the Permanent Collection. West Hennepin County comes to Minneapolis! The Western Hennepin County Pioneer Association's West Hennepin History Center is guest curating the newest OUR HENNEPIN COUNTY gallery, and the result is spectacular. Highlights include some truly spectacular carvings not to be missed, furniture from the Minnetonka Mills, and many other artifacts and photographs showcasing the communities of western Hennepin County

November 20, through February 28.

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Pop Up Exhibit!

The Pillsburys

Part of an upcoming ongoing series of small exhibits looking at Hennepin County Founding Families.