Throughout the decades White Bear has been the place to relax and enjoy Minnesota's summer. Come and explore the recreational history of our community through illustrated stories of the White Bear Water Club, Tallyís Dockside, Wildwood Amusement Park and much more.



Explore downtown White Bear Lake! See what has changed and be surprised by so much that has remained the same! This illustrated program highlights many of White Bearís popular businesses, focusing on Third Street, Banning Avenue and Fourth Street.



The communities around White Bear Lake have a long history of quality education. Come explore the early days of education in the White Bear and Mahtomedi School Districts, the innovative buildings and programs as well as several notable and influential leaders such as early special education teacher, Hattie Long.


These programs are funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.