News and Announcements


 Living History Fair, Bringing the Past to Life

A weekend of 1860’s interactive events. Come celebrate the history of Olmsted County, July 25th & 26th. Witness Civil War reenacments, Civil War era medical demonstrations, 1860’s school activities, Old time baseball, craft demonstrations and so much more. Come to the history center today to receive a discount admission button for only $5.00! Tickets at the gate will be $8.00 for 12 and over, $1.00 for under 12.

Historical Weapons Exhibit

Our rotating exhibit hall will soon feature an extensive display of firearms, swords and knives from several eras including the civil war. All the displayed weaponry is from individuals that at one time resided in Olmsted County. This exhibit is set to be open to the public in July 2015.