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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Minnesota History Pass Opens Doors for Students

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If you are a fellow Minnesotan or live nearby, I have a great opportunity for your children and your families at our local Minnesota History Museum or historical sites! I am a huge fan of history and supporter of children learning and experiencing as much history as they can - visiting historical sites as a child with my family are some of my fondest memories! So I LOVE that the Minnesota Historical Society is offering 6th graders free admission in support of revised state social studies standards.

The 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass grants all Minnesota 6th graders free admission to any MHS historic site or museum during the 2013-2014 academic year. This year marks the launch of this exciting opportunity.

Any child who is in 6th grade in Minnesota is eligible to receive the 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass. The pass will provide free admittance for the student (only the 6th grader, not parents or siblings) to all MHS locations through Aug. 31, 2014. The pass may not be used for field trips, paid programs or specially priced exhibits.

This new program has been developed to support the new state academic standards, which designate Minnesota state history and government as the primary focus of 6th grade social studies curriculum.

For more information or to request a History Pass for your 6th grader, please visit www.mnhs.org/education.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational prog rams and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

So experience any of the great MHS locations and get your sixth grader in FREE - from Jeffers Petroglyphs in the south to the Minnesota History Center in the Twin Cities all the way to Split Rock Lighthouse on the North Shore.

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* Thank you to the Minnesota Historical Society for their passes! Disclosure - These passes were given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*