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Winona County Historical Society

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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good fun``

receently updated displays jam packed with info on the entire area see it first and plan your... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2014
Dave I
Chisholm, Minnesota
Nice place to learn about Winona

This museum is an interesting, well-organized place to start learning about Winona. Learn about... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2014
Daniel M
Oak Park, Illinois
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Museum featuring a timeline of Winona County, from 500 years ago until the present.
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160 Johnson St, Winona, MN 55987-3461
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

receently updated displays jam packed with info on the entire area see it first and plan your excursions around ithe info you will NOT be disappointed

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Dave I
Reviewed 10 July 2014

This museum is an interesting, well-organized place to start learning about Winona. Learn about the lumber and steamboat and their place in the city's history.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

The exhibits are interesting and the have an interactive part for kids that mine really enjoyed. Two thumbs up!

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank GregSrock
Reviewed 22 June 2014

It was nice to see the new expansion of the museum. Everyone was very helpful and the displays were well done. It is a museum children can enjoy too. I would like to see more displays though as I know there is a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank lyng299
Reviewed 7 March 2014

A wide variety of exhibits and the history of Winona is contained in this museum. Tableaus showing how the town used to be and a display of locally made canoes makes this museum worth an hour of your time.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 14 October 2013

we went to the cemetery walk this past weekend in Winona. what a great time we all had! it was so informative and fun. we will be back for sure next year. if you are in Winona in October, do not , do not!! miss...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

One of the best historical societies you'll ever see. Great displays and interesting artifacts.Wonderful gifts and mementos too. Children will especially enjoy the exhibits and American Girls Dolls.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Harry203
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Once upon a time this was a rich lumbertown served by the river, the railroad, and an immigrant populaiton. The architectural history from a re-creation of the hieroglyphs in a Native American cave to the mansions of the wealthy to the banks to the old...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank JBPortland
Reviewed 4 May 2013

It's a good stop to make. They change things up with different exhibits. The renovations have done amazing things for the place. You can always play the Steinway in the lobby. You can spend an afternoon looking through the collections.

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank BlueMaybelline
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Nicely organized, informative exhibits...could have spent more time but was pressed for time. A good hour and half provides a good visit.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank NeedSher
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