Museums and historic sites published Nov. 18, 2020
Museum hours and special events in the next month
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, closed holidays, $3 adults, ages 12 and under and KCHS members admitted for free, located at the train engine on North Business Highway 71 across from Robbins Island; the KCHS museum has a number of featured exhibits. Sperry House and the other are all closed at present; 320-235-1881.
Atwater Area Historical Society
Atwater, by appointment, call Carol at 320-266-7626, Jon at 320-444-0337, Sue at 320-220-0970 or Jo at 320-295-1354, Atwater Area Historical Society and Museum, 500 Pleasant Ave. W.
Danube Historical Society
The Danube Historical Society Museum is open from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays in the former Danube Depot Building or by appointment, call 320-212-2877.
Dassel History Center
Dassel, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dassel History Center, 901 First St. N. To visit, call 320-275-3077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
GAR and Meeker County Museum
The Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Meeker County Historical Society Museum is closed to the public.
Grove City Historical Museum
Grove City, open by appointment, call Dorothy 320-693-9140, Ron 320-693-2922, or Gordon 320-857-2636.
Lac qui Parle County Museum
Madison, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; South Highway 75; freewill donation. Social distancing rules will be observed, masks required (provided if needed) and no touching of artifacts.
The Women of Lac qui Parle County: celebrates the role women played in our county’s history and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
Maynard History Museum
Maynard, open by appointment, call the Maynard city office at 320-367-2140.
Renville County Historical Society
Morton, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, research library by appointment only; adults $5, ages 6-17 $3, children 5 and under free. For more information or for a library appointment call 507-697-6147, or email email@example.com , website www.renvillecountyhistory.com .
Featured town: Danube is the featured town for 2020.
Renville City Museum
Renville, open by appointment, Main Street; 320-329-8210.
Sacred Heart Area Museum
Sacred Heart, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, by appointment only, U.S. Highway 212 in Sacred Heart; free admission, donations appreciated, contact Sonja at 320-765-2274 or Elaine at 320-894-7907; email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Go Team Go: Sacred Heart sports exhibit through the end of the year.
Stevens County Historical Museum
Morris, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Saturday by appointment, 116 6th St. W.; free admission; 320-589-1719.
Wooden Spoons and Aprons: through Nov. 20, exhibit of a wide range of pioneer kitchen artifacts including handmade aprons, butter churns, and more.
Suffrage centennial: through Dec.30, influential women who lived and worked in Stevens County, and related artifacts.