Visitor FAQs

By |July 19th, 2020|Blog|

This season will undoubtedly be an adjustment - for visitors and staff. We are hoping that by providing this information on what to expect during a visit to the Museum, we can continue to offer the safe, informative and inspirational experience that visitors have come to expect. If you do not see your question answered [...]

Summer News

By |July 14th, 2020|Blog|

Can you believe it's already July?!  [PDF Version] This season seems to be flying by. From the unknown of whether we'd be able to open, to the rush to prepare physically and mentally once we got word we could open, to the organized chaos of opening and implementing new protocols - we have finally hit [...]

June C-19 Update

By |June 4th, 2020|Blog|

UPDATED 6/8  The Dorothy Molter Museum will be opening by reservation only on Monday, June 15. On June 5, the State of Minnesota provided guidance for "recreational indoor entertainment venues" via the Minnesota's Stay Safe Plan. We are basing all of our new operational plans on these recommendations. How do people register? We will be [...]

Tour Virtually!

By |May 9th, 2020|Blog|

We have a virtual tour available! Whether you are preparing to visit the Museum (with our online curriculum), would like to have a private, audio tour or just can't make it to the Museum in person, we now have a virtual tour available! The Dorothy Molter Museum's tour can be accessed on a web browser or [...]

May C-19 Update

By |May 9th, 2020|Blog|

UPDATED 5/20 As everyone is adapting to the ever-changing public health situation, the Dorothy Molter Museum is taking steps to prepare for what will be the strangest and most challenging season it's ever had. As ominous as that sounds, what we've noticed already is that our supporters, friends and community members are taking  big steps to [...]

April C-19 Update

By |April 10th, 2020|Blog|

Springtime in Ely - April 5, 2020 We hope this finds you healthy, safe and practicing good physical distancing. Minnesota's "Stay At Home" executive order has been extended to May 4 so we have pivoted in our operations to accommodate it. We continue to work remotely with Jess going into the Museum once [...]

Winter Digital Newsletter

By |March 28th, 2020|Blog|

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 current public health concerns regarding Covid-19, the State of Minnesota is on a "Stay at Home" Executive Order to help limit the spread of this virus. [...]

Stay Well, Friends

By |March 26th, 2020|Blog|

We at the Dorothy Molter Museum have taken steps to preserve the health and safety of our staff during this unprecedented time. With a "Stay At Home" executive order announced for Minnesota until [at least] April 10, we have shifted to exclusively digital communication and working remotely. You can expect our first quarter "Winter" 2020 Newsletter [...]

Bird Feeder Contest

By |February 16th, 2020|Blog|

This year we shifted our Annual Bird Feeder Design Contest from a public event to a student event. Low submissions last year convinced us to reach out to schools in the Ely Area and invite students to participate. Museum staff visited Northeast Range School in Babbitt to talk about Dorothy Molter and her interest in [...]


By |February 11th, 2020|Blog|

THANK YOU FOR AN OUTSTANDING EVENT! It was a wonderful evening full of fun and FUNdraising, and we are so thankful for the generosity shown by those who attended, those who donated and those who sent well-wishes. We can't wait until next year! Save the Date - Thursday, February 11, 2021!   What should you [...]

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