For questions or to make tour arrangements, call the BECHS office at 507-345-5566.
Museum Gallery Tours
The Blue Earth County History Center and Museum is open to the public for walk-in visits.
Private, guided group tours of the Museum are available for groups of 10 or more scheduled at least 1 week prior. Admission is $7 per adult, $3 per child 5-17. If outside regular business hours, a $10 after-hours fee will apply and must have at least 10 in the group.
For information on School Field Trips, please see below.
Hubbard House Tours
The Hubbard House has regular summer hours for walk-in tours with special events throughout the year. In addition, tour for 10 or more may be scheduled between May and September and in December. Advance registration is required for group tours. Visit the R.D. Hubbard House page for more information about this beautiful Victorian home.
School tours are available at the History Center and Museum or the R.D. Hubbard House. Or both!
The History Center and Museum is an amazing resource for local teachers. A field trip to the Museum helps students learn "hands on" history through interactive experiences led by our staff and volunteers. A tour of the Hubbard House shows students what live was like in the early 1900s.
History Center or Hubbard House School Tours:
K-12: $3.00 per student
Teachers and chaperoned are free at a 1 adult to 10 student ratio. Contact the main office at 507-345-5566 to schedule a tour.
Exhibit-based museum activities and our outreach program, History-To-Go in your classroom, are just a few ways we work with teachers and students. We are happy to discuss special programs and research projects to meet your curriculum and classroom needs.
Higher Education Department Guided Tours
$50 for up to 15 students. This tour includes an introductory tour of the History Center showing students what resources are available for research projects, internships and volunteer opportunities. One tour per academic year is included with a Higher Education Department Membership. If outside regular business hours, a $10 after-hours fee will apply and group must have at least 10 people.
BECHS also offers a variety of Speaker's Bureau presentations.