Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society

A nonprofit organization

$3,305 raised by 24 donors

66% complete

$5,000 Goal

Help us share the history of the South Lake Minnetonka area!

Founded in 1972, the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing the history of the South Lake Minnetonka communities of Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Shorewood, and Tonka Bay. The Society’s Museum and Archives hold a large collection of historical artifacts and documents and the Society regularly presents programs for youth and adults and publishes books on topics of local historical interest. The Society is also developing a number of online and digital initiatives to allow an even broader audience to enjoy the history of our area from the comfort of their homes.  

The Society depends upon memberships and contributions  like yours to bring Lake Minnetonka's past to the present while preserving it for the future.  We thank you for your financial support, as will future generations. 

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Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society

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Arts & Culture


P.O. Box 305
Excelsior, MN 55331



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