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Museums and historic sites published Nov. 18, 2020

Museum hours and special events in the next month

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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 dahs@dassel.com 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.

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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 countyโ€™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 info@renvillecountyhistory.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 shahs@hcinet.net .

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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.

Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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