Shopping & Museums

SHOPPING

Re-discover shopping in Hinckley. Whether you’re looking for contemporary gifts, scouting for antiques, or souvenirs, Hinckley offers a variety of choices at the The Grand Gifts Grand Casino Hinckley, Tobies Boutique and Gift Shop, Antiques America Mall, and various novelty shops located in and around Hinckley. Antiques America Mall has over 50 dealers and 10,000 square feet, showcasing a unique selection of classic vintage and collectibles. 

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MUSEUMS/ART CENTERS

Experience history, arts, and culture in Hinckley and nearby museums and arts centers, including the Hinckley Fire Museum, Sandstone History and Arts Center, Pine County History Museum. Step into a reconstructed fur post from the winter of 1804, or visit an Ojibwe encampment at the Snake River Fur Post which also houses an expansive exhibit gallery.

       Hinckley Fire Museum

The Hinckley Fire Museum interprets the story of the Great Fire of 1894 in the restored depot that was originally built in 1894, just after the fire. The museum, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, includes the original waiting rooms for men and women, the eating area known as the Beanery and the Freight Room, where once every hour a 20 minute documentary video about the fire is played. The museum is open from May to mid-October, 10am-5pm Tues. to Sun., and closed on Mondays except in July and August.

     Pine County History Museum

A 50,000+ square foot museum housing extensive and very creative exhibits preserving the cultures, ethnicities, industries, businesses, towns, townships, military, schools, church, and family histories. The museum houses a large model railroad club/project depicting the historic railway system of Pine County. A research library is being established for public research. Life in the 1890’s is on exhibit upstairs in the Depot Agents Apartment. Open Mon.-Sat. 9am-4pm; Sun. Noon-4pm.

    Snake River Fur Post

Learn about the early 19th-century fur trade and see how the Ojibwe, fur traders and voyageurs worked together. Embark on a guided tour and discover unique gifts and souvenirs to take home.The visitor center features a great hall with a 30-foot tall stone fireplace. Over 100 images are displayed here.Explore interactive exhibits.

 

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More detailed Info at:

Antiques America Mall: (320) 384-7272

http://www.exploreminnesota.com/things-to-do/4583/antiques-america-mall

Audubon Center of the North Woods: (888) 404-7743

http://www.audubon-center.org

Grand Casino Gift Shop Hinckley: (800) 472-6321 

https://grandcasinomn.com/amenities/retail-gift-shops/

Tobies Boutique & Gift Shop: (320) 384-7394

http://tobies.com/amenities/tobies-boutique-and-gift-shop/

Hinckley Fire Museum Gift Shop: (320) 384-7338

http://hinckleyfiremuseum.com

Moose Lake Depot and Fires of 1918 Museum: (218-435-4234)

https://www.facebook.com/Firesof1918/

Pine County History Museum: (320)-838-1607

http://www.pinecountyhistoricalsociety.org

Pine Center for the Arts: (320)-629-4924

pinecenter.org

Sandstone History & Arts Center: (320) 245-2443

http://sandstone.govoffice.com/index.asp?SEC=EAAE6132-1B65-4E89-8E04-AA3859708563&DE=81A36FBB-957F-4F30-A801-F1E0E534F266&Type=B_LOC

Snake River Fur Post :  (320) 629-6356

http://www.mnhs.org/furpost

Snake River Fur Post Museum Store

http://www.mnhs.org/furpost/visit/shop

 

SPECIALTY ITEM STORES

Looking to visit greenhouses or buy ornamental plants? Watching out for those hard-to-find sewing materials, art supplies or textiles? Need a flower arrangement to gift a birthday celebrant while on your visit? Need live bait for your fishing trip? You can find these specialty-item needs in Hinckley and neighboring cities.

 

 

Beaver Meadows Garden Center & Gifts: (320) 384-6227

Cheri’s Flower Basket (Sandstone): (320) 245-2443

https://www.cherisflowerbasket.com/

Grindstone Greenhouse & Gifts: (320) 384-7661

Hinckley Ag Center: (320) 384-6251

Moustique Music and Boutique: (612) 741-4977

Ben Franklin (Sandstone): (320)-245-2122

Minnesota Goose Garden (Sandstone): (320)-390-2323

http://www.minnesotagoosegarden.com/

Petry’s Bait (Finlayson): (320)-233-7466

Quarry Quilts and Yarns: (320)-216-7639

http://www.qqyonline.com/

R&S Hardware: (320)-280-7400