Historic Meeting & <br />Retreat Center

Minnesota Humanities Event Center

Historic Meeting &
Retreat Center

The Minnesota Humanities Event Center is a full service meeting and retreat center centrally located in a historic building in St. Paul. Our flexible event spaces are perfect for your next meeting, retreat, or special occasion. We offer discounted rates for our nonprofit and government customers and a variety of meeting packages to make your meeting planning easier!

Situated near the southern edge of Phalen Regional Park, bike and walking paths, beaches, a golf course, and other park amenities are within walking distance and easily accessible. Minutes from downtown St. Paul, there are plenty of options for offsite dining and entertainment.

The building is also home to the offices of the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC), a statewide nonprofit building a more thoughtful, literate, and engaged society, and many of its educational and community events. Our building and offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however, Event Center hours vary based upon events, and we are open for reservations seven days a week.

Minnesota Humanities Event Center Open House

Upcoming Event

Minnesota Humanities Event Center Open House

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Free

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Minnesota Humanities Event Center’s meeting packages are all inclusive — meaning no added taxes, gratuities, or charges for audio-visual! All packages include: use of one of our meeting rooms, high speed Wi-Fi and use of our audio-visual equipment. Our historic building is accessible and is located in a park setting. We also offer free parking.

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Our chef is dedicated to preparing fresh, healthy and delicious meals. We use local vendors whenever we can and get weekly deliveries to ensure our produce and meat are as fresh as possible. We offer a wide variety of meals to choose from and can accommodate special dietary needs with advance notice.

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The Commons

The Commons

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The Library

The Library

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The Board Room

The Board Room

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The Ivy Room

The Ivy Room

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The Phalen Room

The Phalen Room

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Overnight Accommodations

Overnight Accommodations

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Building History

Building History

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Contact Us

Address

Minnesota Humanities Event Center
987 Ivy Avenue East
St. Paul, MN 55106

Map & Directions

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Telephone & Fax

(T) 651-772-4242
(F) 651-774-0205

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