Providing a modern approach to preserving and sharing history about Blue Earth County, our History Center highlights the heritage of this county. The displays throughout the History Center work to bring history to life, inspiring all who interact with us to personally and intimately connect with Blue Earth County’s history.
*The museum features hands-on history fun in the interactive pioneer cabin and barn, a diorama of 1880s Mankato, treasures from local author Maud Hart Lovelace, plus traveling exhibits. Admission fees apply for this self-guided tour.
Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Children 5-17: $3.00, Children under 5: Free
BECHS Members: Free
HISTORY CENTER FEATURED DISPLAY:
BLUE EARTH COUNTY 120 YEARS, 120 STORIES
On display March 5 through September 2022, Blue Earth County 120 Years, 120 Objects tells a history of the County through artifacts and documents housed exclusively in the Society. This exhibit celebrates the 120th anniversary of BECHS and features a display of the wide variety of artifacts, documents, and photographs that the museum preserves. Select objects are also on display in the History Center Museum and at the R. D. Hubbard House. Click here to visit our Facebook page for more fun tidbits.
Quarterly Artist: The Bend of the River Photography Club – Tombstones of Blue Earth County