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Winona County Historical Society

160 Johnson St, Winona, MN 55987-3461
454-2723
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For fans of a community's history, this is a winner!

If you are a history buff or someone that enjoys learning about the towns you visit, don't miss... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2015
Aileen H
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Winona County Historical Society

Beautiful facility that showcases artifacts from Winona County's early history. Large data base for... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2015
Veronica I
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Winona
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Museum featuring a timeline of Winona County, from 500 years ago until the present.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“small museum” (4 reviews)
“artifacts” (9 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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160 Johnson St, Winona, MN 55987-3461
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454-2723
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

If you are a history buff or someone that enjoys learning about the towns you visit, don't miss this museum. Not large is size, it is full of Winona's history and exhibits are very well done. We've enjoyed many visits here and there is always...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful facility that showcases artifacts from Winona County's early history. Large data base for genealogy enthusiast.

Thank Veronica I
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

Winona has a crazy history as a boom town on the river in days of yore and the museum partly in the old Armory and partly in a new addition really showcases history well and with lots of artifacts, pictures and exhibits. It brings the...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Winona. Spent almost 2 hrs here. There are lots of things we hadn't seen before. Very good history of the area.

Thank Clarence D
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

I recently re-visited our County Museum, and I was happy with what I saw. I'm someone who could spend forever looking at the little signs on historical items, and there are a lot of historical items to look at here. The majority of the items...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2015

The museum is remarkably well done and managed, for a small-town historical society. The facility itself (the old armory in town) is attractive, there is lots of space, and the exhibits are well presented and curated. You can learn a lot about the past of...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

lovely building, lovely location downtown. definitely worth a walk through, a good history of the area, fascinating. we visited during the special woodworkers exhibit in the lobby. this is a must see for those who love beautifully crafted wood furniture, artistic, and traditional, just wonderful...More

Thank debra s
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Reviewed June 6, 2015

The town of Winona has much to offer its tourists and this great county historical museum is a key attraction to visit. Many interesting artifacts are displayed in well planned and fun-for-kids exhibits. Good use of interactive exhibits makes this a dynamic and enjoyable place...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2015

Downtown Winona is amazingly interesting and the History Centre gives you a real feel for the place. Make sure to pick up the leaflet "Explore historic Downtown Winona" A massive fire on Independence day 1862 destroyed virtually all the buildings downtown and it rose from...More

Thank maizedaisy
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Reviewed March 17, 2015

Being a serious history buff that has traveled (some would say) extensively, I am always impressed with Winona's History Center. It is far better than many of the state history centers I've seen and also as good as, if not better than several national centers...More

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