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The Dorothy Molter Museum preserves and interprets Northwoods wilderness heritage through learning opportunities inspired by Dorothy.

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Whether it’s Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer or a KWITCHURBELIAKIN shirt, we have it all – order online today!

The Dorothy Molter Museum will open for the 2023 season Saturday, May 27 at 10am

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.

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