Historical Society Museum

March 17, 2020
The History Society Museum is following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The museum is closed to the public until further notice.

About the Museum

The North St. Paul Historical Society works to promote an awareness of North St. Paul history for residents and visitors through education, interpretation, presentation, and preservation. The Museum is a nonprofit organization whose goal is collection, preservation, and exhibition of historical artifacts of local North St. Paul significance. View Spring Summer 2020 Newsletter.

Charles McKenny Historic Home

Charles McKenny Historic Home

The history of North St Paul includes a wide range of opinions, incidents and accidents. Much of it covered by the first newspaper, the Sentinel, published by Charles McKenny. He was also the builder of the historic home at the northeast corner of 18th Avenue and Margaret Street.  

Walking Tour of North St. Paul

The North St. Paul Historical Society Museum has many historical exhibits featuring the rich history and development of the community. Did you know that there are many historical places to see in the community? Many of the properties have been added to a historical list. View the Historical Walking Tour Guide (PDF) to learn more about the City.

Upcoming Events

The Historical Society's hosts monthly gathering, featuring guest speakers on the fourth Tuesday of the month starting at 7:00 p.m. Monthly gatherings do not take place in November, December and during the summer months. Visit us on Facebook.


The museum is currently seeking new members of all ages. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of the month.

Curator Involvement in the City

Paul Anderson presents an illustrated lecture on the highlights of the City and its founders, leaders, and citizens. Be sure to watch the North St. Paul Notes Show with Paul Anderson on GTN Channel 16.