The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) Online Exhibits explore a wide range of topics in Minnesota history and culture. These exhibits add historical context to our rich collections of digitized materials from contributors across the state. They provide an opportunity for visitors to discover and engage with the stories preserved in MDL.

Start exploring the exhibits by selecting one from the list below.

Farm to Table

Food History in Minnesota

Explore the history of food and learn how it has shaped the growth of Minnesota in this online exhibit.

Minnesota Apples: Growing a Success Story

This exhibit explores the history of apple growing in Minnesota and traces the impact of early fruit breeding to today. Discover information about apple pioneers, apple varieties, apple orchards, and historic apple recipes.