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Below is a sample of our exhibits housed at the museum;
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Lumber exhibit, first floor.
Explore a variety of authentic period logging tools, photos, and an accurate scale model of a 1800s logging camp.
Railroad exhibit, second floor.
Look through an era when the railroads were king! Period artifacts and photos from central Minnesota's railroad history.
Mining exhibit, between 2nd and 3rd floors.
Explore the history of mining in Crow Wing County — from Brainerd to Ironton and everywhere in between!
Home life exhibit, third floor.
View authentic artifacts used in everyday home life during the early days of settlement in central Minnesota.
Original jail cell, second floor.
Spend some time in the slammer! Lock up at an original jail cell, preserved from the late-1800s county jail.
Original Crow Wing County's sherrif's residence.
Get a guided tour through the original Crow Wing County sheriff's residence from the late 19th century.