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We love a good story at the Lake of the Woods Museum. We hope you do too. Here we provide you with a sampling of tales that highlight the significant, and sometimes not-so-significant, people, events, activities, locations, etc. of our community.

These stories were first published in our museum newsletter which is produced four times a year. If you would like to receive our newsletters in their entirety, please consider becoming a museum member. It’s one of the perks of a Lake of the Woods Museum membership.

Do Not Miss

Our Town Talks
Presentations by Braden Murray
February 21 @ 7pm
March 23 @ 2pm
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What is fun, interesting, delicious and held at the Lake of the Woods Museum?
We Are What We Eat 2019!!!
Saturdays, Feb 9, 16, 23 & Mar 2
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2050: our lakes, streams & climate
with Scott Higgins & Michael Paterson
March 5 @ 6:30 pm
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

An Exhibit of Large Scale
Rat Portage/Kenora
Town Images
January 17 - March 30, 2019
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The Museum's newsletter goes out four times a year, and is full of updates on upcoming exhibits and events, museum news, giftshop updates, membership and donor info, as well as a feature article on the history of the Lake of the Woods.