Free First Thursdays

The first Thursday of every month Vesterheim offers free admission to the museum and a special event. Check back for future scheduled events.

June 5, 2014

Enjoy a lovely evening in the museum's Open Air Division with a special Twilight Tour at 6:30 p.m. Other tours scheduled for the day include the Main Museum Building at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and an Open Air Divison Tour at 1:00 p.m.

July 3, 2014

Vesterheim Inspires: The Frozen Connection
Find out about Vesterheim’s connection to the Disney film Frozen, and museum artifacts now on view at Epcot.

10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - Behind-the-Scenes Tours
1:00 p.m. - Tour of the Open Air Division
2:30 p.m. - When Disney Called, presentation by Vesterheim’s Collection Manager, Alison Dwyer, in the Amdal-Odland Heritage Center

Vesterheim encourages visitors to come to the museum in Frozen-inspired costumes. The first 13 visitors in costume will have their choice of a variety of different Disney movie posters. Any visitor who stops by the Museum Store on July 3 can enter a drawing for a copy of the DVD of “Frozen.”

August 7, 2014

Activity to be announced.

September 4, 2014

Presentation by Jane Nichol, Norse storyteller/Viking woman. More information coming.

October 2, 2014

The Significance of Ole Rølvaag for Today, a presentation by Glenn Borreson at 1:30 p.m. in the Amdal-Odland Heritage Center.

November 6, 2014

Activity to be announced.

December 4, 2014

Activity to be announced.