Harkin Store

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Rates

  • $5 adults, $3 seniors (65+) & students w/ID, $3 children 6–17, free age 5 and under. Please call ahead for sign language interpreters, field trip or other group reservations.

Open

  • May 1, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

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Directions

  • On Co. Hwy. 21, eight miles NW of New Ulm. GPS: 44.3866,-94.5993

Other Date Information

  • Mem. Day Wkd.–Labor Day:Tu–Su 10–5 May & Sept.–Oct. 20: Sa & Su 10–5

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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Events

  1. Day in the Life of a Pioneer Woman

    66289 County Highway 21
    New Ulm, MN 56073
    Call: 507-354-8666

    Pioneer women were an important part of the development of the territory of Minnesota and the state. The women of that time worked alongside their men while performing the duties of the house, as well as sewing, cooking, cleaning, gardening and child-rearing. Life was not easy for the women of the prairie. Through various displays, see how the pioneer women lived, from basic housekeeping to entertainment.

    The Harkin Store is open from 10 to 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays with programs on Sunday afternoons 1 to 4 pm. There is an admission charge which includes the displays and a tour of the store. Minnesota Historical Society and Nicollet County Historical Society members are free.

    The gift shop is open the same hours as the museum and will have a discount on gift items.

    The historic site is operated by the Nicollet County Historical Society through a partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society.

  2. Sheep-Wool-Quilts

    66289 County Highway 21
    New Ulm, MN 56073
    Call: 507-354-8666

    Alexander Harkin come to West Newton in Minnesota to raise sheep on the hillside. He is noted as having very good quality wool. The Harkin Store has a program to honor the wool industry. Come and see the displays of wool and information about wool. There will be a display of spinning wheels, carders, wool items and quilts, both new and old.

    The gift shop is open the same hours as the store and has a discount sale on items. The store is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October from 10 to 5 pm with programs on Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 pm. We are open MEA week on Friday, Saturday and Sunday until October 19th.

    The Harkin Store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County Road 21, or nine miles east of Fort Ridgely. The historic site is operated by the Nicollet County Historical Society through a partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society.

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