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Brown County Historical Society

New Ulm, MN
+1 888-727-8386
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To learn about this "History Rich" area. Since a little kid, I have been fascinated by the very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian N
Historical gem

Visited this museum to learn about the area and we were pleasantly surprised at all the information... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Paul M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Museum dedicated to telling the stories of the Minnesota people.
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+1 888-727-8386
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Brian N
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Paul M
Reviewed August 4, 2017

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.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed June 17, 2017

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

Thank roadtripnuts
Reviewed May 6, 2017

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

Thank trudioo
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We wanted to look into our heritage and find more info on our family. Museum is top notch with interactive sections.

Thank Lori F
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The building, itself, is worth the stop. But the further surprise is the excellent displays- some that change through the year. The Third Floor Dakota Uprising exhibit was dramatic.The doll house exhibit wonderful. GREAT book store for all books Minnesota.

1  Thank Vissidarte
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Check out all three floors. Local historical items on the first floor. Early drawings by Wanda Gag and German items on the second floor. The treasures are on the third floor for a historical view of the Dakota Conflict.

Thank 123PMC
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Has lots of very local history, The trees around here don't have a lot of branches!!! Some really cool history about immigration from Germany and Germanic countries and how they settled here in the United States.

Thank Tasia H
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Absolutely worth the stop. Take the time to check out all of the displays. If your a history nut this is what it is all about.

Thank borgmaul
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