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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Current exhibits include Century Farms and early settlement on main floor, a traveling exhibit complemented with local photographs called "Minnesota Disasters" on the 2nd floor along with originals and artist prints by Wanda Gag and Lowell Bobleter, and our award winning U.S.- Dakota War of 1862 on the 3rd floor. Our research library is one of the largest research centers in the state with extensive family records, business and history files; transportation exhibit in Annex coming soon. We have a large selection of books in our book shop including an in-depth collection of U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 titles.

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, Seniors and Active Military $5, Members, students and kids are free. Free parking in back of bldg, very close downtown shopping.
Excellent Museum Store!

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