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.Use our Ely road trip app to add Dorothy Molter Museum and other attractions to your Ely vacation plans.
Dorothy Molter Museum Reviews
Very interesting visit to the Dorothy Molter Museum. Having canoed in the Boundary Waters many years ago and having just read the book, "Root Beer Lady; the Story of Dorothy Molter" by Bob Cary, it..... more »
My mom and I were overnight in Ely on our road trip back to the Twin Cities from up North, when I swiped a brochure from our hotel lobby and learned about the Dorothy Molter Museum--the story of a... more »
You owe it to yourself to visit this museum. It's a short walk through, depending on your time spent looking at the many mementos of Dorothy's life. She's a fascinating woman. Made her own rootbeer. They still make and sell it using her recipe. Staff here are great.
Very amazing space dedicated to rembering Dorothy. The structures were hauled from Knife Lake after her death. Staff is great and this is certainly worth the entry fee. Our kids loved it!
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