Welcome to the Runestone Museum

The Runestone Museum Foundation has been inspiring curiosity for more than 50 years.

Located in beautiful downtown Alexandria, Minnesota

Winter Hours (November 1 - March 31)
*Outdoor exhibits are not open*
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

Winter Rates:
Adults - $7
Senior (62+) - $6
Students (youth and college) - $3
Family - $15

Closed Thursday, Nov. 22nd. Happy Thanksgiving

Penny Press Design Contest

Attention area students K-12:
We are excited to announce our Penny Press Design Contest! There will be one design chosen for each of the four themes:

Kensington Rune Stone
Big Ole
Fort Alexandria
Viking Merchant Ship (Snorri)

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About Us

The World Famous and controversial Kensington Rune Stone was the Runestone Museum’s only artifact when it opened its’ doors in 1958.

(785) 303-6028


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Get Involved

Do you want to be involved with area history, community events, and museum functions? You can make a difference.


Ready to find out more? Plan your visit today!

Handicapped accessible, Group rates available, Military/Veteran/AAA discounts