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Steele County History Museum

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Well Worth a Visit!

The SCHS is a beautiful building. Throughout the year they hold different events that meet the... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
Owatonna, Minnesota
A great WWI exhibit open for the next year.

The WWI exhibit tells the story of local influences and experiences during WWI. Enjoyed learning... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
Janet M
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May 10, 2018
“Well Worth a Visit!”
Apr 20, 2018
“A great WWI exhibit open for the next year.”
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1700 Austin Rd, Owatonna, MN 55060-4024
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We went here based on the reviews nut I should have looked where the reviews were coming from. Unless you are personally involved with this organization don't waste your time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed May 10, 2018

The SCHS is a beautiful building. Throughout the year they hold different events that meet the needs of our entire community, from a Halloween event, to Christmas in the Village to Extravaganza in the summer where you may meet some characters from long ago. :)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

The WWI exhibit tells the story of local influences and experiences during WWI. Enjoyed learning about the different perspectives. Check it out...very reasonable entrance fee.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed April 18, 2018

What an amazing place! The Village of Yesteryear is extremely interesting, as it captures the essence of what this area was like so many years ago. Hats off to the community for preserving this bit of history

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mkottke77
Reviewed April 18, 2018

The staff at the Historical Society and History Center are very attentive and do a great job of sharing their information. I would highly recommend, I see that they have a Toy's exhibit coming - we will be sure to catch that one.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I was recently visiting Owatonna, MN and had some time to sight see. This museum id full of rich history of the area. make sure to check out the newly renovated State capitol Building St. Paul as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank zvon
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We have been here several times, living in Owatonna. This time we went for a round table discussion on the history of auto industry in Steele Co. The speakers were very informative. The displays are also very informative. Well worth the time spent. Very nice...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carl W
Reviewed April 10, 2017

In recent years, have taken different bus trips and toured other Historical Society collections. Steele County History Museum, is truly a work of love and art from the community to anyone who takes the time to stop by!! Well worth the visit!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 328patk
Reviewed October 18, 2016

I've visited this museum both as a venue for my wife's local history as well as a venue for a wedding reception and enjoyed myself on both occasions.

Date of experience: June 2016
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