MOOSE LAKE DEPOT & FIRES OF 1918 MUSEUM

The former Soo Line Depot and adjacent History Center contains many interesting exhibits pertaining to the history of the area. In the Depot you will find an exhibit about the history of area railroads, a 1920s era kitchen, a chapel filled with many items from local churches and a display of vintage clothing. Other displays in the Depot change throughout the year. The History Center has a large exhibit regarding the 1918 fire which devastated the area, burning 250,000 acres, destroyed 38 towns, took 453 lives and over 52,000 people were either injured or displaced. There are numerous other displays in the History Center that are changed on a regular basis.

Moose Lake Area
Historical Society

900 Folz Boulevard • P.O. Box 235
Moose Lake, Minnesota 55767
(218) 485-4234 (seasonal)
mlareahistory@gmail.com

HOURS

Opening for the Season on May 26, 2018
SUMMER HOURS
Tuesday thru Saturday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday -  12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

 

AFTER LABOR DAY
Friday and Saturday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
 

 

Closed for the season October 14, 2018
Opening for the 2019 Season on May 25,  2019

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