The History Center and Museum is the home of the Blue Earth County Historical Society. It houses the Society's History Museum, Research Center, Gift Shop and Marian Anderson Art Gallery, and administrative offices.
History Center Hours
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Tuesdays-Fridays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
424 Warren Street, Mankato
Children 5-17: $3.00
Children under 5: Free
BECHS Members: Free
Blue Earth County History Museum
The museum highlights items from the Society's collection and reflects the rich heritage of Blue Earth County. Exhibits feature people, places, and events that shaped this county including: Native American tools and artifacts, Remembering Front Street exhibit, a diorama of downtown Mankato in the 1880s, and an interactive children's area with a pioneer cabin. For more information about the exhibits, please see the exhibits webpage.
Additional exhibits in the History Center:
The museum gallery is open regular hours for walk-in visits. For tours of 10 people or more people, call 507-345-5566 or visit our tours webpage.