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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
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.
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.
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.