Minnesota Humanities Center

Meeting and Event Spaces

Turn of the Century Charm, Modern Day Amenities

The Minnesota Humanities Event Center is a restored, historic building that has a variety of comfortable and welcoming spaces to fit your needs. Whether it is a special event, an off-site meeting, or a weekend retreat, we have you covered with our unique spaces.

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Nicole McMahon

987 Ivy Avenue East
St. Paul, MN 55106

Large Meeting and Event Spaces

The Minnesota Humanities Event Center features two larger meeting and event spaces perfect groups of 20 or more. Whether you are holding a training, conducting a business meeting, or celebrating a milestone event, we have the perfect space to fit your group and your budget.

The Commons

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Room Capacities:
Oval Tables = 100
Theatre Style = 120

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The Library

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Room Capacities:
Oval Tables=56
Open U=24
Hollow Square=30
Theatre Style=70

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Small Meeting and Break Out Spaces

Looking for a smaller space to gather your team for a meeting? Does your larger meeting need to break out and do some small group work? We have just the space for you! In addition to these two spaces, you can also reserve our Guest Lounge and weather permitting, we have both patio seating and outdoor green space available.

The Board Room

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The Ivy Room

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Overnight Accomodations

We have a total of 15 rooms and 18 beds to accommodate your group. We have 12 single rooms with one queen size bed and 3 double rooms with two full size beds.

Overnight Rooms

Each overnight room has its own private bath and vanity area, working desk, reading chair, and standard toiletries and amenities are also in the rooms.

There are no TVs or refrigerators in the rooms, however there is wireless internet throughout the building, and we do have a very comfortable guest lounge to gather in, which has plenty of seating for conversations, TV watching or connecting with each other. There is also a kitchenette that includes a microwave, refrigerator, and toaster oven for your use during your stay.