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The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

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A good place to hang out for an hour for those who love paper, documents and history

I was in town for business with a couple of colleagues and decided to drop in for a visit after... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
JY_Globetrotter
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Calgary, Canada
Manuscripts!

My friend is an English grad student, so he was really excited to find a manuscript museum in... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Brian W
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Jan 13, 2018
“A good place to hang out for an hour for those who love paper, documents and history”
2 weeks ago
“Original famous manuscripts on display!”
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902 E 1st St, Duluth, MN 55805-2142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free Admission, Original famous manuscripts! Gorgeous historic building! What a treat to see original manuscripts of the class that changed and shaped our history. Educational. I recommend for competent reading age and up.

Thank CSprinkles
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I happened to live close by and my son was 12 and loved history so we dropped in. Enjoyed everything there, authentic with nice staff and good lighting. Preserving things takes money and hard work, love this. Teach your kids a little history dressed in...More

Thank MrsKincade2u
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This small museum has some interesting documents and replicas. It is housed in an old church and there are maybe 50 or so displays. I enjoyed seeing some old phones dating back to 1903, I believe. There were some nice ship models as well. Most...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I was in town for business with a couple of colleagues and decided to drop in for a visit after hearing about the place. Coming from Canada, I am no American history buff but from seeing the documents in the glass enclosed cases, I understood...More

Thank JY_Globetrotter
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were meeting friend in the area and decided to wait here for them. The price of admission was right so we checked it out. Very interesting and the staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Check it out

Thank Dave I
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My friend is an English grad student, so he was really excited to find a manuscript museum in Duluth and it didn't disappoint. The woman working here was very friendly and knowledgeable. The museum itself is an old church and an interesting piece of history....More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Drove from Wisconsin after checking hours online. After finding parking and walking in the chilly Duluth air, there was a sign that said, sorry, museum closed today. Tried to call and got an answering machine that stated their hours and location. The hours were when...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A nice variety of interesting items to see. Amazing as it was a church-fun to see the collection of different artifaces to view and a super display and easy to walk around

Thank DuluthmnFroggie
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A former Christian Scientist church with extraordinary acoustics, one of the best music venues on town. And oh, they have regularly changing unique exhibits of documents you didn't realize you're interested in.

Thank Judy B
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