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Dorothy Molter Museum, Ely

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Historic Site · Specialty Museum
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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  • Loved seeing Dorothy's cabin and other out buildings again. Was lucky enough to meet her and taste her wonderful Root Beer, in the 70s, canoeing in the BWCA. Funny lady and what a wonderful...  more »
  • Take some time here...especially if you have young ladies along. Take the time to read and watch the video about this amazing woman. Her story is a compelling one that should inspire others...  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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