The Society’s museum includes many artifacts and
exhibits about the south Lake Minnetonka area including the Excelsior
Amusement Park, Excelsior High School and local businesses, as well as
the famous Lake Minnetonka sailing vessel the Onawa.
Free. Group tours available.
The Museum is located at 305 Water Street
in the old Excelsior depot.
Open May through September
Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Society’s archives hold many local historic
records including photographs, maps, newspapers, historic Excelsior vital
records, and other materials of special interest to genealogists and those
researching building and house history in the area.
A fee may be charged for research and reproductions.
The archives are housed at:
Old Excelsior Public School
261 School Avenue
Lower Level, Suite 102
Excelsior, MN 55331
Map location of the Old Excelsior Public School Building
Wednesdays, from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon.