Welcome to The Brown County Historical Society

ABOUT US

MUSEUM & RESEARCH LIBRARY

ADMISSION:

BCHS Members are FREE
Adults: $7.00
Seniors: $5.00
Students:  $4.00 (5 to 18 years old)
Children: FREE (4 years old and under)


HOURS:

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

 

RESEARCH LIBRARY:

Reservations are required to access the Research Library.

Call 507-233-2619 or Email at research@browncountyhistorymn.org to make an appointment.

The Research Library is closed noon to 1:00pm Tuesday – Friday

WHERE WE ARE

2 North Broadway,
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507)-233-2616
director@browncountyhistorymn.org

Brown County Historical Society

After being closed for more than a year, the Brown County Museum has reopened with hours Tuesday – Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-3.

 

 The museum now has six new exhibits, including –

Becoming Brown County: The Land and its People

Open now is a new permanent exhibit in the Brown County Historical Society’s museum, Becoming Brown County: The Land and its People. The exhibit tells the story of the early history and formation of Brown County during the periods of prehistory, early human habitation, and European settlement.

The exhibit is located on the first floor of the Brown County Museum.

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For more information on the new exhibits, see our Current Exhibits page, or come visit the first and second floors of the museum.

Virtual History Tours

Pioneer Section of the City Cemetery

Walking Tour of Downtown New Ulm

Past Lunch and a Bite of History Lectures

Aaron Myers: His Family and Neighbors Escape From Lake Shetek & Alexander Ramsey’s Words of War

What Happened to the Animals? Re-examining New Ulm During the U. S. – Dakota War

Historic Murders

The History of Grocery Stores in New Ulm

July 29, 2021

2021 U.S.-Dakota War Commemoration Week

U. S. – Dakota War Commemoration Week Programs The Brown County Historical Society invites the public to participate in the 2021 U.S. Dakota War Commemoration Programs […]
June 17, 2021

Popcorn Wagon 2021 Calendar

The BCHS Popcorn Wagon Returns for the 2021 Season. Put the dates on your calendars and treat yourselves to the delicious popcorn from this vintage popcorn […]
May 28, 2021

Becoming Brown County

The Brown County Historical Society is proud to announce the launch of a new permanent exhibit Becoming Brown County: The Land and its People! The exhibit […]