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Dorothy Molter Museum, Ely

4.5
#8 of 20 in Things to do in Ely
The Dorothy Molter Museum is located on the south side of Hwy 169 on the east end of Ely, MN. Guided tours are available daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day, weekends in September and the first three Saturdays in Oct. Hours of operation are 10:00 am to 5:00 seven days a week. Tours are $6.50 for adults, $5.50 for Seniors, $4.50 for ages 6-17, and free for children 5 and under.
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  • This little museum of small cabins in the woods tells the fascinating story of a Chicago-raised nurse-turned-wilderness caretaker who lived for decades, alone, in the Boundary Waters canoe area, fight...  more »
  • When I read the description of the museum and Dorothy Molter, I was assuming late 1800's or early 1900's and was wrong. Dorothy Molter was much more contemporary, which makes her story that much more ...  more »
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  • This was a fun place. I have heard about this lady since I was in high school. It was fun to learn about her and how she did things. Tuff lady. Learn more. Come see the museum.
  • Nice spot for a visit. Our tour guide did a great job imparting her knowledge of this legendary MN woman. Left with admiration for Dorothy and some of 'her' rootbeer.

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