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BELTRAMI COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

BELTRAMI COUNTY HISTORY BY THE NUMBERS

Beltrami County Established

1866

Great Northern Depot Built

1912

Population in 1870 per
U.S. Census

80

Beltrami County Historical
Society formed

1952

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MUSEUM ADMISSION

INDIVIDUAL & MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE

$7 – Adults
$5 – Seniors
$4/person– Groups of 7 or more
$3 – K-College
FREE – Children 5 & under

FREE - SNAP cardholders


FREE – Members of BCHS

MUSEUM HOURS

Wednesday - Saturday, 10 AM  - 4 PM

Closed Sunday & Monday

Please call for tours or assistance outside of regular operating hours.  We are closed on federal holidays.

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Upcoming Events

  • 2024 Annual Meeting & Special Program featuring Folk Musician Brian Miller
    2024 Annual Meeting & Special Program featuring Folk Musician Brian Miller
    Sat, Jun 22
    Beltrami County History Center
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Join us for a catered breakfast and a program by folk musician Brian Miller as we celebrate Beltrami County Historical Society's amazing year!
  • Discover Bemidji: History & Heritage Walk
    Discover Bemidji: History & Heritage Walk
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 06
    Beltrami County History Center
    Jul 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Guided tours of the museum, downtown Bemidji, and more!
  • The Band Plays On: Author Joy Riggs and the Bemidji Area Concert Band
    The Band Plays On: Author Joy Riggs and the Bemidji Area Concert Band
    Thu, Jul 18
    Beltrami County History Center
    Jul 18, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Jul 18, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Join us to celebrate some of the area's earliest music history!
  • Beltrami County Fair
    Beltrami County Fair
    Thu, Aug 08
    Beltrami County Fairgrounds
    Aug 08, 2024, 12:00 PM – Aug 11, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Beltrami County Fairgrounds, 7223 Fairgrounds Rd NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Aug 08, 2024, 12:00 PM – Aug 11, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Beltrami County Fairgrounds, 7223 Fairgrounds Rd NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Visit the Historical Society at the Fair! Tour the Doud Pioneer Cabin, Sunnyside 1-room schoolhouse, and more!
  • Built to Last: the Legacy of the CCC in Minnesota - Documentary Screening
    Built to Last: the Legacy of the CCC in Minnesota - Documentary Screening
    Thu, Aug 22
    Beltrami County History Center
    Aug 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Aug 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Join us for a captivating journey through history as we delve into the remarkable achievements of the CCC in Minnesota.
  • Beltrami County New Deal Bus Tour
    Beltrami County New Deal Bus Tour
    Sat, Aug 24
    Beltrami County History Center
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
    Join us for a fascinating journey through Beltrami County's New Deal history! Explore projects funded by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Works Progress Administration (WPA), and other New Deal initiatives!

MUSEUM LOCATION

130 MINNESOTA AVE SW BEMIDJI MN 56601

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