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Runestone Museum

March 13, 2015
Community Education classes offered
March 13, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
March 4, 2015 - 7:15am
November 25, 2014
The Snorri, a Viking ship, is the featured artifact for this year’s ornament offered by the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Decorate your tree with museum artifact
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2014
In this sketch of the Runestone Museum’s Viking Home Exhibit, local artist Myron Sahlberg shows how a new portrait and mannequins will be added to the display. Sahlberg will paint the portrait of live subjects wearing authentic Viking Age clothing made by St. Paul period clothing researcher Kelsey Patton. The clothes will then be placed on the mannequins. (Contributed)
Museum plans artistic update to Viking exhibit
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Runestone Museum’s Native American exhibit re-opens
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
March 12, 2014
LuWanna Hintermeister’s buttons will be on display at Runestone Museum until Friday, April 11. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Button, button, who’s got the button?
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Runestone Museum to hold 2014 winter series
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 8, 2014
This Native American statue will soon be sporting a brand new buckskin dress as part of the renovations to the Runestone Museum’s Native American exhibit going on this month. She will be part of a diorama representing an authentic Ojibwe village. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Renovations at the Runestone Museum
January 8, 2014 - 1:09am
November 27, 2013
Christmas kick-off is today at Fort Alexandria; see Santa
November 27, 2013 - 2:21pm
November 15, 2013
Museum resumes holiday tradition
November 15, 2013 - 8:28am
October 16, 2013
Sharon and Marvin Martinson of Alexandria present a framed runic crossword puzzle to Jim Bergquist (center), manager of the Runestone Museum in Alexandria.
For an extra challenge, finish a crossword puzzle in runes!
October 16, 2013 - 8:23am
September 28, 2012
Electrifying Minnesota On exhibit at Runestone Museum
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Pictured is the back of the Anishinaabe Indian dress on display at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria and recently featured in American Indian Art Magazine. The dress, circa 1930, is of faded red cotton sateen, adorned with dentalium shells, glass beads, metal conches and hand-rolled tin can cones with red printed labeling still visible on the inside. The dress has a mock collar and scalloped peplum with three tiers on the skirt. (Contributed photo by Mark Proudfoot)
Museum's 'tinkle cone dress' is a rarity
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Many people attended last year's 'A Night at the Museum' event. This year's event is set for Friday, January 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
History comes alive during 'A Night at the Museum'
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
File photo  |  Echo Press
Santa and Mrs. Claus were a big hit at last year's Christmas in the Fort at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. The couple is planning a return visit this year to hear children's wish lists for the holidays.
Christmas will come to life in Alexandria Friday
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am