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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.
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. Fri-Sun in May, 10am-4:15pm; Tues-Sun in June, Sept., and Oct.; Open 7 days a week in July and Aug.; Tours available by appointment on weekdays in May.
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.
Old School Arts Center
Funded by the East Central Regional Arts Council and Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund Grant, the OSAC in Sandstone promotes arts education, and supports the efforts of local and regional artists by providing a venue for art exhibits and related public events.
Links to more detailed Info on Shops and Museums at:
Antiques America Mall: (320) 384-7272
Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center: (888) 404-7743
Grand Casino Gift Shop Hinckley: (800) 472-6321
Tobies Boutique & Gift Shop: (320) 384-7394
Hinckley Fire Museum Gift Shop: (320) 384-7338
Moose Lake Depot and Fires of 1918 Museum: (218-435-4234)
Old School Arts Center
Pine County History Museum: (320)-838-1607
Pine Center for the Arts: (320)-629-4924
Sandstone History & Arts Center: (320) 245-2443
Snake River Fur Post : (320) 629-6356
Snake River Fur Post Museum Store
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? Wishing for hand-made Corn Toss games, hand-made kitchen signs, or antique wooden furniture? 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
Grindstone Greenhouse & Gifts: (320) 384-7661
Hinckley Ag Center: (320) 384-6251
Heritage Home Creations, PHASE Inc. (Pine City): (320)-333-7210
Moustique Music and Boutique: (612) 741-4977
Minnesota Goose Garden (Sandstone): (320)-390-2323
Petry’s Bait (Finlayson): (320)-233-7466
Quarry Quilts and Yarns: (320)-216-7639
R&S Hardware: (320)-280-7400