Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society! MGS invites you to join us in pursuing your family history whether in our classes, webinars, or in research at our William J Hoffman Library and Research Center.
The Society, Library, and meeting rooms all reside in our new home known as the Minnesota Genealogy Center!
MGS is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Please browse our website for volunteer opportunities, meetings, membership, and hours we are open. We look forward to having you visit us at the address above.
Researchers can find our hours of service on our Library Page
Plan to attend the 2019 version of Minnesota's premier genealogy event on October 4-5. Registration opens June 15 for the North Star Genealogy Conference at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel in Plymouth, Minnesota. For more information, visit the North Star 2019 page.
Call for MGS Award Nominations
The MGS Awards Committee invites nominations for MGS service and achievement awards that will be presented at the MGS 50th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Banquet the evening of Friday, October 5. Anyone – both MGS members and non-members – may submit nominations. Nominations are due August 3.
2019 Writing Contest is Open
You are invited to enter the Minnesota Genealogical Society Family History Writing Competition.
Entries are due July 1, 2019.
Winners announced at the North Star Conference.
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