Maple Grove History Museum

9030 Forestview Lane N.

(South Driveway)

Maple Grove, MN  55369


​​​​​​Maple Grove Historical Preservation Society

Maple Grove, Hennepin County, Minnesota


Sites & Displays


Built in 1854, the Bottineau House was the first wood-framed house built in Maple Grove Townships. Experience the exhibits that highlight the life and times of the legendary Bottineau. Managed by Three Rivers Park District. Location: Near the chalet in Elm Creek Park Reserve: 12400 James Deane Parkway, Maple Grove, MN.

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Ox Cart Trail Historical Marker

15310 Territorial Road

Ox cart replica

(at museum)

Page last edited April 2023

Pierre Bottineau House

Display Cases

Located at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway N

These displays show some of the many artifacts we have from the early history of the area. Changes are made periodically.

Set in a scenic location, overlooking the dry creek bed. It is beautifully landscaped and has a section with pavers purchased by Maple Grove families and businesses. Location: 15310 Territorial Road (0.7 miles west of Fernbrook Lane N)