The Museum is closed to the public until May 25, 2024 but we do offer private group tours year-round as staffing allows – learn more
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ABOUT the MUSEUM
The Dorothy Molter Museum preserves and interprets Northwoods wilderness heritage through learning opportunities inspired by Dorothy with a vision of inspiring the next generation of Northwoods stewards.
We offer a mission-driven, curated webstore reflecting our Museum gift shop with a variety of apparel, gifts, souvenirs, books and – of course – Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer & KWITCHURBELIAKIN merch.
Feb 22: Wet Salvage Mini-workshop, 1-4pm, Pre-reg required
March 6: History in a Pint Event in Two Harbors (details coming)
March 13: History Happy Hour at the Boathouse in Ely
The Dorothy Molter Museum is a seasonally operating, historic museum focusing on the life and legacy of Ely Area icon, Dorothy Molter.
Not sure who Dorothy was or why you should visit the Museum? Watch this 8-min primer on the Root Beer Lady of Knife lake!
Used with permission, this video is a production of WDSE/WRPT a trusted nonprofit community partner providing media and services for the public good since 1964.