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Winona County Historical Society

160 Johnson St, Winona, MN 55987-3461
454-2723
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Enjoyable visit

My husband and I were in town for a wedding, and were interested in finding places to visit. We... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2015
Maggie T
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Findlay, Ohio
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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 12 September 2015
Aileen H
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Museum featuring a timeline of Winona County, from 500 years ago until the present.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“small museum” (4 reviews)
“artifacts” (9 reviews)
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160 Johnson St, Winona, MN 55987-3461
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454-2723
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were in town for a wedding, and were interested in finding places to visit. We were impressed with the museum. For a small town, your museum, has a lot to see. I enjoyed your gift shop. I bought a book on...More

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Reviewed 12 September 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

Thank Aileen H
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Reviewed 13 August 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 12 August 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 7 August 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 24 July 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 23 July 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

Thank donald g
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Reviewed 12 July 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 6 June 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

Thank MNDoodles
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Reviewed 5 June 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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