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I didn't think much going to the museum but it was very well done. It is small but really shows the history of the 1862 conflict. The gentlemen who was in charge that day was so knowledgeable and interesting. If your looking for history and...More
This museum tells the story of old New Ulm! From the Dakota Uprising to Wanda Gag to New Ulm in the two World Wars.
Small gift and bookstore.
Fantastic research library to research your Bohemian ancestors.
Don’t miss the historic popcorn wagon out front!
I have been many places in this lifetime – but few rival the exceptional quality on display at `Brown County. The museum curator is most pleasant to listen to and is quite knowledgeable on items displayed in the exhibits. There is a rather unique WWI...More
Lots of information about WW1, the Dakota war and the influence on New Ulm and surrounding area. Don’t miss the general store on the third floor where you can hear first hand how different residents encounter the Dakota war. An added bonus was the Christmas...More
We stopped to learn a little about the local history and were not disappointed. Our favorite was the 3rd floor which focused on the Dakota war. We spent almost 2 hours here, lots of reading involved with this museum.
To learn about this "History Rich" area. Since a little kid, I have been fascinated by the very History in the area I was born - and now that I am well into middle-age- that feeling has not changed. The Brown County Historical Society does...More
Visited this museum to learn about the area and we were pleasantly surprised at all the information in this one building. First floor was the German settlers that came to the area and how they lived. The second floor was devoted to WW 1 and...More
My wife is doing family genealogical research and Darla, at the Brown County Historical Society, was very helpful. She found records pertaining to our ancestors and provided additional background for us. The Society has interesting historical exhibits in their museum, and the staff are friendly.
This small museum was very nice. You can walk around at your own leisure, no hurry. The outside of the building is gorgeous with lots of history. It is located next to the welcome center which is a must to visit. The lady there was...More
We went to the just opened WWI exhibit and were very impressed. It was well put together and very informative. The US Dakotah war exhibit on the 3rd floor is a must see for anyone interested in the history of the area. It does a...More