We’re Hiring

We are optimistically planning for the summer season and are looking for at least one person to join our team! Although small, the Museum is a dynamic work environment with variety every day on the job. The bulk of duties are geared toward welcoming visitors when they check-in for tours, providing outdoor guided programs and …

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Women’s Canoe Trip

Join us this June for our Boundary Waters Experience: Women’s Canoe Trip! This trip is designed to make even the most novice canoer feel empowered to plan end execute their own canoe trip. With two, experienced trip guides, you’ll learn the ins and outs of canoe travel and camping in the BWCAW as well as …

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Virtual Gathering Webinar

Like many other organizations, we hosted a series of virtual events for the Museum in lieu of its traditional Annual Fundraising Dinner.  It was a new and somewhat intimidating adventure but we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to gather together in support of the Dorothy Molter Museum and the legacy of Dorothy Molter. This …

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2021 Fundraiser

It’s that time of the year! Like many other organizations, we plan to host a virtual fundraiser for the museum this year. We are disappointed to miss the opportunity to gather together in support of the Dorothy Molter Museum and the legacy of Dorothy Molter, but we also see a new opportunity to engage with …

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Cheers to a New Year!

We are optimistically looking forward to the possibilities that 2021 is on track to make available to the Museum. We are also optimistic about what this next year holds for you, too. Dorothy seemed to be a bit of a realist when it came to the future, once stating that “You just take life one …

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Closed for 2020

Thank you for a wonderful year, despite its challenges. Due to a newly issued executive order to stifle the increasing spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota, all museums will be closed for four weeks. Due to our limited staffing and other seasonal challenges to operating for the public, we are going to close the cabins for …

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Fall News

Fall 2020 Digital Newsletter The Dorothy Molter Museum quarterly newsletter is a Membership benefit that is usually printed and mailed to Members in good standing at the time of print. Due to the pandemic, the Museum had to significantly reduce its expense budget and are not able to print/mail our quarterly Membership newsletter. We hope …

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Tours by Request

Due to the early on-set of winter temps (even for Ely!) we have been forced to close the Museum to regularly scheduled tour appointments. We can still host visits if you are comfortable with cold cabins, walking on uneven pathways and no restroom on-site and we will honor all reservations already on the calendar. For those interested …

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Fall Hours

It’s been a cool start to September with gorgeous colors emerging! We are so happy to be able to offer extended fall and early winter hours with our new online reservation system. We still require reservations so please be sure to book your visit in advance to ensure spaces for you or your group as …

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