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.


Open year round Tuesday to Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-3. Research library is closed 12-1 for lunch.


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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