Upcoming Events

3rd Monday of the Month, September - May

Vietnam War Roundtable

NOTE: This event will be held at Concordia University, St Paul’s Buetow Auditorium.

This new series is an opportunity for veterans (and those interested in the war and its legacy) to gather on a monthly basis to honor, remember and understand this tumultuous time.
For schedule of topics and more information, view the flyer by clicking Here.

Saturday, May 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tanks Up-Close (outdoors)

Free. Donations welcomed.

Explore up close our on-site tanks, learn of their importance on the battlefield and hear of first-hand heroics. Also browse our used book store for great deals; especially on related topics.

Saturday, June 1, 11:00am - 12 noon

Curator's Corner

Free. Donations welcomed.

Hear about the museum's recent and most interesting acquisitions to our permanent collection and check out our latest selection of must-read books carefully culled from our shelves featuring 15,000 titles.

Thursday, June 6, 3:30pm - 7:oopm

Little Falls Big Dig

Free. Donations welcomed.
NOTE: This event will be held at Kiwanis Park in downtown Little Falls.

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the museum will set up a small obstacle course and have military packs to try on for children of all ages. We will also have some educational items to learn about the significance of this day during WWII and the impact since the invasion happened. There will also be a 'Tribute Bell' that attendees can ring in honor of those in uniform. In addition to the museum's offerings, there will be a live concert by the Johnny Holm Band and food vendors available from 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

Saturday, June 8, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Remembering D-Day

Free. Donations welcomed.

75th Anniversary Commemoration. View a special display of related collection items and learn of Minnesotan experiences from this decisive day. Also get a preview of At War and At Home: The WWII Experience coming to the Stearns History Museum June 14-15.

Friday, June 14 - Saturday, June 15

At War and At Home: The WWII Experience

NOTE: This event will be held and the Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud, MN.

The museum grounds will be transformed to 1945. See what life was like for the soldier of WWII and visit with reenactors who portray US Army, Navy and Marine Corps personnel. Learn the difference between the European and Pacific Theaters, and watch equipment and tactical demonstrations. The Museum's plaza will transform to the American homefront. Programs and activities depict the importance of those who stayed on American soil during the war. For more information, click here.

Saturday, June 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Helicopters Up-Close (outdoors)

Free. Donations welcomed.

Explore up close our on-site helicopters, learn of their importance on the battlefield and hear of first-hand heroics. Also browse our used book store for great deals; especially on related topics.

Saturday, June 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

General Vessey Day in MN

Free. Donations welcomed.

The Minnesota Military Museum recently became the principal repository for the extensive collection of General John W. Vessey, Jr., the state's most decorated veteran. See select items of this collection for the first time on what would have been his birthday and the day now formally recognized by the State of Minnesota as General John Vessey Day.

Monday, July 1 - Wednesday July 3, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Gettysburg Revisited

Free. Donations welcomed.

Discover the individual stories depicted in the museum's recent acquisition of The Charge; an incredible painting by David Geister (davidgeister.com) that illustrates, in detail, the valiant actions of our 1st Regiment at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. Explore other books and videos that offer perspectives on the battlefield then and discover how it remains relevant today. Educational materials provided.

Saturday, July 6, 11:00am - 12 noon

Curator's Corner & Used Book Sale

Free. Donations welcomed.

Hear about the museum's recent and most interesting acquisitions to our permanent collection and check out our latest selection of must-read books carefully culled from our shelves featuring 15,000 titles. Also browse our used book store for great deals on good reads.

Monday, July 8 - Sunday, July 14

Pan-O-Prog's 100th Anniversary of VFW Post 210

NOTE: This event will be held at Hasse Arena in Lakeville, MN.

The biggest to date Vietnam Traveling Wall is coming to Lakeville, Minnesota this July 8-14. The wall will be behind Hasse Arena and open 24/7. Other events take place at Hasse Arena including Veterans Hall of Heroes, Military History Displays, USO show, seminars and education. The Freedom Rock will be located at Aronson Park and the Pan O Prog parade on Saturday features military units and a vintage plane flyovers. For more information, click here.

Saturday, July 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tanks Up-Close (outdoors)

Free. Donations welcomed.

Explore up close our on-site tanks, learn of their importance on the battlefield and hear of first-hand heroics. Also browse our used book store for great deals; especially on related topics.

Saturday, August 3, 11:00am - 12 noon

Curator's Corner

Free. Donations welcomed.

Hear about the museum's recent and most interesting acquisitions to our permanent collection and check out our latest selection of must-read books carefully culled from our shelves featuring 15,000 titles.

Saturday, August 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Helicopters Up-Close (outdoors)

Free. Donations welcomed.

Explore up close our on-site helicopters, learn of their importance on the battlefield and hear of first-hand heroics. Also browse our used book store for great deals; especially on related topics.

Saturday, September 7, 11:00am - 12 noon

Curator's Corner

Free. Donations welcomed.

Hear about the museum's recent and most interesting acquisitions to our permanent collection and check out our latest selection of must-read books carefully culled from our shelves featuring 15,000 titles.

 


Past Events

Saturday, May 4, 11:00am - 12 noon

Curator's Corner

Free. Donations welcomed.

Hear about the museum's recent and most interesting acquisitions to our permanent collection and check out our latest selection of must-read books carefully culled from our shelves featuring 15,000 titles.