Lake County Historical Society



About Us

The Lake County Historical Society operates 3 historic sites in Two Harbors: The 1907 Duluth & Iron Range Depot Museum, the 1892 Two Harbors Light Station, and the 3M Birthplace Museum in the 1902 Dwan Building. The Depot Museum provides a great overview of the storied past of Lake County from the shores of Lake Superior to the logging and mining camps inland. Visit the 3M Birthplace Museum to learn about how a fortune 500 company got its start from a failed mining operation on the North Shore of Lake Superior located at 201 Waterfront Drive. Explore the grounds and climb the tower of the Two Harbors Lighthouse which has been guiding ships into Agate Bay since 1892.

Single Site Admission: $5
Multi-Site Pass (Summer Only): $10/2 day pass
Annual Membership: Starting at $20 (includes 10% store discount and free admission to all sites for 1 year)



Depot Museum Platform, 520 South Ave, Two Harbors
Depot Museum and 3 Spot, 520 South Ave, Two Harbors
3M Birthplace Museum 201, Waterfront Drive, Two Harbors
Lighthouse and Assistant Keeper's House, Two Harbors


Museum Clerk and B&B Helper (Part Time Seasonal)
Category: Customer Services
Looking for a summer job that offers variety? Work as a museum cashier and B&B Helper at the Lake County Historical Society! This position will work rotating Fridays and Saturdays 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM to break staff in museum stores and aid B&B staff in preparing house for guests. This position will also be scheduled in the store during the week. Applicants must be able to lift 35 lbs and negotiate more
Phone:(888) 832-5606
Fax:(218) 834-7198

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