The History Center works to serve the community’s need to learn about its history and heritage. The History Center does this through its education department, with a varied presentation of educational and outreach programs, some of which are listed here. For more information on any of our community outreach activities or to learn how you can become involved, please contact our Executive Director, Janet Timmerman, 507-282-9447 ext 117 or email Janet at email@example.com.
History Center Museum tours
Tours are available for community, church, service and scout groups. Advance reservations required by contacting our Executive Director, Janet Timmerman at 507-282-9447, ext 115, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum Tour Fees:
1-5 people, $25 with a 1 hour program
6-10 people, $40 with a 1 hour program
Special needs groups, $2 per person
Programs are available for a History Center representative to come to your school, organization, daycare or home school groups. We will work with you to create a program that meets your special needs. Fees are determined on a case by case basis.
Oakwood Cemetery Walk
The Annual Oakwood Cemetery Walk is in September. Actors in period costumes bring historic personalities, who helped forge Rochester’s history, back to life for a day. This quality event features people from all walks of life.
Rochester Reads Program
Each year, the History Center participates in the Rochester Reads Program by providing theme based programs and events.