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:
MUSIC AND MEMORIES
On display until December 2023, Music and Memories takes a timeless look back at Mankato’s Music Scene of the 1960s through the 1990s. From the nostalgic tunes of the past to the contemporary songs of the present, immerse yourself into the the sights, sounds, and stories of our “Music City.”