Canoe Raffle 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 …

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AmazonSmile on Us!

Donate to DMM through Amazon.com Amazon Smile Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com. Amazon Wish List The Dorothy Molter Museum has created a …

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The Root Beer Lady MUSICAL!

Attend the World Premiere of Root Beer Lady – the Musical at Washington Auditorium August 3-6! Barb Cary Hall, daughter of Bob Cary and long-time museum board member, has penned an original musical production based on the famous Bob Cary book The Root Beer Lady. Many people’s first introduction to the story of Dorothy Molter was …

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Enjoy the 4th!

Please note that the Dorothy Molter Museum will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Historically, our little museum has not been able to compete against the many community events happening in and around the Ely Area on the Fourth of July. Several years ago, the Museum decided to be closed …

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Summer 2017 Newsletter

The Dorothy Molter Museum quarterly newsletter is a Membership benefit that is printed and mailed to Members in good standing at the time of print. If you would like to receive these newsletters when current, Membership levels start at the Student Level for $10 a year!


Camp K starts soon!

Camp KWITCHURBELIAKIN is set to kick-off on Tuesday, June 20 at 2pm! Tuesdays · 2-3:30pm June 20, 27 July 11, 18, 25 (we are closed July 4) August 1, 8, 15 Join our interpretive staff for an afternoon of outdoor learning and fun! Children ages 4-12 are invited to learn about live on Knife Lake …

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Historic Women of MN

How many sites and/or museums have you visited that specifically focus on women in history? If you have visited the Dorothy Molter Museum, congrats! Although Dorothy Molter was a woman in history – specifically, Minnesota history and, more specifically, northeastern Minnesota history – it is not just about the fact that Dorothy was a woman. …

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Summer Job Openings

The DMM is looking to hire several positions for this season. Work at the Dorothy Molter Museum calls for a “Jack or Jill of all trades” approach, which provides variety and diversity to every day. We welcome 5,000+ visitors annually from around the world – many of whom are unfamiliar with Dorothy’s story. Our job …

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Bird Feeder Design Contest Winners

Congratulations to “The Chickadees,” a team comprised of students from Northeast Range School in Babbitt, MN, for being the overall winners of the Grand Prize! Their feeder design catered to a variety of bird species through diverse food options, shelter and, of course, root beer themed design features. [one_third spacing=”no” last=”no”] Grand Prize The Chickadees …

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