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Ironworld in bad decline

Posted on November 20, 2009 under local history, minnesota, museums, public history | 4 Comments

I discovered yesterday (via the Minnesota Association of Museums on twitter) that the Minnesota Discovery Center (formerly Ironworld), the mining history center in Chisholm on the Iron Range, is closing as of today, and putting its 47 employees (26 fulltime) on “temporary layoff.”  It’s unclear if and when it will reopen. Two years ago the […]