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Lanesboro Historical Museum

105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
+1 507-467-2177
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Hard to beat the price and great staff

Admission to this small museum is by free will donation which makes the price hard to beat. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lee G
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Yankton
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Jam Packed with History

Don’t let its diminutive size fool you. If your ever in Lanesboro during the summer and at all... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Jeff B
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Minnesota
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105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
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+1 507-467-2177
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Admission to this small museum is by free will donation which makes the price hard to beat. They are in the process of updating the basement exhibits so missed out on some information. The staff person was friendly and easy to talk with about some...More

Thank Lee G
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Don’t let its diminutive size fool you. If your ever in Lanesboro during the summer and at all interested in local history this museum won’t disappoint! We were there during the Rhubarb Festival (which is held the first Saturday in June each year) and being...More

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I went to this museum for the first time in June of 2016. I was with 6 family members. We all really enjoyed it. I must admit however that my parents were born and raised in Lanesboro and both sides of my family actually have...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A very nice museum with some vintage and some antique. Great collection from many sources locally. Got its start from a collection and some money from the town barber. He must of really appreciated the town and its people where he made his living. One...More

Thank David Patrick H
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to cool off a bit after biking and walking. Fun collection of many interesting things, from amazing wood carvings to war honors, photography equipment, medical devices, walking canes, wedding dresses, and on and on. Something for everyone. A steady stream of visitors...More

Thank Joy H
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lots of materials here that give you a real feel for Lanesboro as a mini-boom town during its railroad history. Was doing some minor searches on family history and found lots of touchpoints here plus the staff is VERY helpful and pleasant. The research materials...More

Thank Evelyn61450
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Our 3 generation family visit here was fun for all, with so much to see. Our 8 year old really enjoyed doing the free search to find things listed on a paper, and she even got a prize upon completion. The lady working here was...More

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The museum is housed in a small building but makes use of all three floors (including the basement). The flow and organization of the information and artifacts was a bit random and scattered, but overall it had interesting things to see. I enjoyed the upstairs...More

Thank traveler518
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This museum had a large amount of exhibits on the town and its history. The exhibits were well organized by categories and dates i really liked the large amount of displays on the schools...pictures, news articles. Trophies, etc. From way back.

Thank 283Deb
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

There's a lot of interesting history for a small town, and it's well arranged in this historic building. the docent on duty was warm and well-informed.

Thank Maureen M
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