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Lanesboro Historical Museum

105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
+1 507-467-2177
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Surprisingly nice little museum in Lanesboro

I went to this museum for the first time in June of 2016. I was with 6 family members. We all... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2017
dbackmr
,
Golden, Colorado
Day trip

A very nice museum with some vintage and some antique. Great collection from many sources locally... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
David Patrick H
,
Lakota, Iowa
via mobile
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“local history” (4 reviews)
“three floors” (3 reviews)
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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 October 20, 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 September 24, 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

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Reviewed August 23, 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 August 12, 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

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Reviewed August 12, 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 October 26, 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 September 14, 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 July 28, 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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Reviewed July 20, 2016

I love this place! This museum makes history so personal and cultural. Everything displayed is connected to a specific family from the town. That just doesn't happen at other museums. There is so much to see here that I discover new things on every visit.

Thank Jane P
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you have a few minutes between eating, biking, and fishing, stop in at the Lanesboro Historical Museum. It's small but has a nice variety of items from the past 100 years or so, including clothing, dishes, school items, and farm implements. It's a fun...More

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