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:

  • Blue Earth County History Museum*

  • Research Center

  • Marian Anderson Art Gallery

  • Gift Shop

  • Traveling Exhibits

  • Public Art Gallery

*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:
MARIAN ANDERSON: HER PERSONAL COLLECTION

On display March 16 through September 25, 2021 at the History Center, this exhibit showcases many of Marian Anderson’s original paintings. Many of which were never made into Fine Art Prints.

 

Quarterly Artist: Kay Herbst Helms – Pity The Water

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