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Published July 23, 2011, 10:13 PM

Museums and Historic sites welcome back tourists

Minnesota (WDAY TV) - 26 historic sites and museums in Minnesota welcomed back tourists for the first time since the shutdown.

Minnesota (WDAY TV) - 26 historic sites and museums in Minnesota welcomed back tourists for the first time since the shutdown. The state historical society missed out on serving 40 thousand visitors. That's about half a million dollars down the drain. John Crippen of the Minnesota Historic Sites and Museums says, “July is when tourists are out. People want to enjoy the Minnesota weather. We kind of live for this time."

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