HISTORY CENTER

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 HISTORY CENTER IS HOME TO:

  • Temporary Exhibits
    Head-on view of the Sips, Styles and Stories exhibit on display at the History Center through December 31, 2021

  • Public Art Gallery
    Architectural Elements by the Bend of the River Photography Club, on display through December 31, 2021

*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.

LOCATION

LOCATION

424 Warren Street
Mankato, MN 56001
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HOURS

HOURS

Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday-Monday

ADMISSION

ADMISSION

Adults: $7.00
Children 5-17: $3.00, Children under 5: Free
BECHS Members: Free

HISTORY CENTER FEATURED DISPLAY:
SIPS, STYLE AND STORIES: BLUE EARTH COUNTY’S BEVERAGE AND FASHION

On display October 1 through February 2022, at the History Center, the Historical Society will share some of our collection’s rarely seen clothing pieces and artifacts, and perhaps discover a new drink. From pioneer aprons and Egg Coffee to denim jean jackets and the Pepsi Challenges.
Click here to visit our Facebook page for more fun tidbits.
Can’t make it to see the exhibit? Tour it virtually here.
Quarterly Artist: Bend of the River Photography Club – Architectural Elements

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