September 10, 2017
The colors are starting to change, which means it’s almost the end of our season. Our fall hours are now here and we are open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays (10am-5pm) through September 30. Our October hours shorten as well and we are available for public tours on Saturdays in October. Tours will […]
August 18, 2017
Once again the DMM will have a booth at the Harvest Moon Festival in Whiteside Park September 8-10. If you’ve never been to it, it is a smaller, less crowed and [usually] cooler festival with live music and a variety of activities in addition to the arts and craft vendors and non-profit organization booths. We […]
August 8, 2017
CHEERING SQUAD NEEDED! Did you know that there is a full/half marathon in Ely every fall? Did you know that there is a KIDS’ MARATHON too?? This year, the Dorothy Molter Museum is proud to be sponsoring the Dorothy’s Root Beer Run Kid’s Marathon! Registered racers must complete 25 miles on their own (with parental […]
August 8, 2017
YES! The Minnesota Association of Museums – of which Dorothy’s is a part of – is hosting its annual conference in Ely this September! The Minnesota Association of Museums strengthens Minnesota through service to its museum community by offering educational opportunities, fostering communication and collaboration, and promoting Minnesota’s museums as a public resource. At the annual conference, […]
August 7, 2017
Every year the museum holds a canoe raffle featuring a Minnesota-made Wenonah Canoe. This year’s raffle featured a Spirit II with the drawing held Saturday, October 28, 2017. Tickets will be sold until Oct 28 at 5pm or until all 1,010 tickets are sold. Wenonah Spirit II 17′ Long 42lbs $2,599 Retail Can’t make it to Ely […]
Brewed for the Dorothy Molter Museum, Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer quenches the most parched of palates when served ice cold. Each summer, Dorothy home-brewed up to twelve thousand bottles made from Knife Lake water, which she offered for visitors stopping by during their trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. While Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer is no longer brewed in her 8-gallon crock with lake water, we have stuck as close to her original recipe as we can.
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