Upcoming Events at the Brown County Historical Society
MUSEUM & RESEARCH LIBRARY
BCHS Members are FREE
Seniors: $5.00 (65+)
Students: $4.00 (5 to 18 years old)
Children: FREE (4 years old and under)
Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Reservations are required to access the Research Library.
Call 507-233-2619 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
The Research Library is closed noon to 1:00pm Tuesday – Friday
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Holiday Open House
In conjunction with the New Ulm Parade of Lights, the Brown County Historical Society is hosting a Holiday Open House on Friday, November 25th, from 10:00am to 8:00pm at its museum at 2 North Broadway. Admission is free.
Enjoy music, apple cider, and holiday treats from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. The museum will feature a display of holiday vintage treasures. Enjoy holiday treats and music while you warm up and enjoy the display. This year, the exhibit will feature vintage holiday decorations and gifts given to children and adults from Brown County’s not-so-distant past. Visitors may recognize these vintage treasures from their own childhoods, including vintage dolls, a dollhouse, stuffed animals and a toy farm set. A Christmas village made by Frances Junke Ackerson will also be on display.
The holiday exhibit will be on display through December 2022 on the second floor of the Brown County Historical Society’s museum. For more information, please contact the BCHS at 507-233-2622.
Never Shall I Forget – A New Look At Brown County and the U.S.-Dakota War
The newly updated exhibit, Never Shall I Forget summarizes the events of the U. S. – Dakota War that began in August, 1862. The exhibit opened in 2012, and was updated in August 2022 for the 160th anniversary of the war. The exhibit explores the causes, events, and effects of the war shaped Minnesota’s history.