HISTORY CENTER

Due to COVID-19, closed until further notice.

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.

LOCATION

LOCATION

424 Warren Street
Mankato, MN 56001
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HOURS

HOURS

Closed until further notice

ADMISSION

ADMISSION

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

HISTORY CENTER FEATURED DISPLAY:
A CENTURY OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT:
lEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS MINNESOTA

On display from January 11 through March 28, this exhibit from the League of Women Voters Minnesota examines women getting the right to vote and how far we have come in the past century.

THE HISTORY CENTER IS HOME TO:

  • Blue Earth County History Museum*

  • Research Center

  • Marian Anderson Art Gallery

  • Children’s Discovery Lab*

  • Gift Shop

  • Traveling Exhibits

*The museum features hands-on history fun in the Discovery Lab, a diorama of 1880s Mankato, treasures from local author Maud Hart Lovelace, an interactive pioneer cabin and barn, plus traveling exhibits. Admission fees apply for this self-guided tour.

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