The Lake County Historical Society is fortunate to feature an entire campus along Two Harbor’s Historic Waterfront. We open three museums for your enjoyment; The 1907 Duluth & Iron Range Depot Museum, the 1892 Two Harbors Light Station, and the 1902 Dwan Building, birthplace of 3M and home to the 3M Museum.


Museums are open seven days a week for the 2017 summer season.

Admission: $5.
Specials and Discounts:

A) Purchase a $10.00 “Multi-Ticket” for all three museums and recieve $5 OFF the full admission to all three museums! We also date the ticket so you can use it over the course of two days while staying in the area.


Depot Museum

The Depot Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Two Harbors Light Station

The Light Station Museum is open Monday though Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Edna G. Tugboat

The Lake County Historical Society no longer provides Tour Operations on the Edna G throughout the summer. The City of Two Harbors and the Edna G Commission have awarded bids to complete the preservation work needed. For more info please contact the Commission through Two Harbors City Hall at 834-5631. 

3M Museum

The 3M Museum is open Monday through Friday 12 Noon to 5 PM and Sundays 11 AM to 4 PM. Schools and group tours by appiontment.

On perpetual display on the campus:

D&IRR Locomotive # 3, Ore Car #251 and Caboose #22
Crusader Fishing Vessel
DM & IR Yellowstone Mallet #229 Locomotive