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Dogsled to Dorothy’s

Join the Museum and Hauling Dogs, LLC for a winter, wilderness adventure! Travel by dogsled from Moose Lake Landing up to Knife Lake and camp on the east end of the lake, near Dorothy’s Isle of Pines. This program is 95 percent outdoors with moderately strenuous activities, an emphasis on ice fishing. There will be …

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Join Us! Firewise Demo

The Museum will be hosting a Firewise Demo Thursday, August 19 at 6pm. Have the recent wildfires made you think about the readiness of your property in the face of wildfire? Attend this free event hosted by the Dorothy Molter Museum and presented by Gloria Erickson and featuring local Firewise experts to learn about the …

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Blueberry Fest Weekend

Join us this weekend at the Museum! Although we won’t have a booth at Whiteside Park this weekend (July 23-25) we have several opportunities for Dorothy Molter Museum fun as we participate in Operation Blueberry! At the park, you’ll find our root beer at the Ely Kiwanis blueberry pie sale at the Pavilion. We encourage …

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Opening Day!

Saturday, May 29 is our 2021 opening day! Join us 10am-5pm daily for optional, outdoor introductory tours at the top of every hour (or download our virtual tour for a self-guided visit). Order your tickets online before you visit by clicking the “Get Admission” button in the lower left of this page. You may also …

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Celebrating Nurses!

Today kicks off National Nurses Week in the U.S. – on Dorothy’s birthday! National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th, Dorothy’s birthday and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, although we are skeptical the individuals that decided May 6 is the day it should begin were aware of who Dorothy Molter was. …

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RBL the Play!

Update: Join us tonight for a live, virtual ‘Afterthoughts’ event through the History Theatre via Zoom with playwright Kim Schultz, the artistic team and Jess Edberg to discuss last week’s premiere of a virtual reading of Kim’s one-person play “The Root Beer Lady” We are proud to announce History Theatre at Home’s presentation of “The Root Beer …

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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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