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:
SIPS, STYLE AND STORIES: BLUE EARTH COUNTY’S BEVERAGE AND FASHION
On display October 1 through December 31, 2021 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.
Quarterly Artist: Bend of the River Photography Club – Architectural Elements