Lac qui Parle County Museum & History Center
To represent visually and chronologically the priceless heritage of Lac qui Parle County. To collect, preserve and document all relics and history and place them in a fireproof, temperature and humidity-controlled building for safe-keeping.
May – September
Weekdays: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
October – April
Wed-Thurs-Fri: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Annual Individual: $15.00
Annual Family: $25.00
Annual Contributing: $50.00
Annual Benefactor: $100.00
The complex consists of four separate buildings; a 10,000 sq. ft. Educational Museum; an 1870’s Log Cabin furnished for that period; a Rural Schoolhouse built in ca.1887, equipped for that period through the early 1900’s; and an Agricultural machinery, tools and early transportation exhibit building.
- 294 Personality Dolls in enclosed display cases
- 3,000 pc. Salt & Pepper Shaker collection 20 pc.
- Mounted Big Game, Wildlife & Flora & Fauna
- Large Military display of all wars from the Civil War to Desert Storm
- Native American Artifacts display
- Township Row – contains 22 individual displays
- A Century of Education Schools display
Other places in area:
Lac qui Parle Village, settled in 1868
Lac qui Parle Mission Site established in 1835
Camp Release Monument in first Minnesota State Park