Brown County Historical Society 

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Brown County Historical Society

2 North Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073

Located on Center & Broadway - State Highway 15.

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The newly renovated Brown County Historical Society Museum features three floors of exhibits. On the 1st floor of the museum is Becoming Brown County: The Land and its People, a new permanent exhibit. The 2nd floor features rotating exhibits, and a new child-friendly Explorer's Corner with hands-on activities. On the 3rd floor is the award-winning Never Shall I Forget exhibit about the U. S. - Dakota War of 1862. The museum also has a research library and archives, and a museum store with books and souvenirs for all ages.

Hours & Dates


  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Open year round Tuesday to Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-3. Research library is closed 12-1 for lunch.


  • Adults: $7.00
  • Seniors, Military: $5.00
  • Children 5-18: $4.00

Admission for ages 18-64 are $7, Seniors 65+ and Active Military $5, ages 5-18 are $4, and Members and children under 5 are free.

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Native American pow wow dancer in regalia

Dressed in full powwow regalia, a Native American man dances at the Prairie Island Indian Community Wacipi near Red Wing / <a href="" title="Lorie Shaull flickr page">Lorie Shaull</a>, shared under <a href="" title="Creative Commons license">CC BY-SA 2.0</a>

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