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Welcome to the Martin County Historical Society! Our Mission is to preserve and share the history of Martin County by acquiring, conserving, appropriately displaying, and making it accessible for viewing, research, and educational purposes. We hope you enjoy the many features of our site; please contact us if you have any questions or requests. Thank you for taking the time to enjoy Martin County’s History!

MCHS Updates

May 22:

In accordance with the executive order from Gov. Tim Walz regarding museums and other public sites in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Martin County Historical Society will be closed to the public until further notice.

If you have any questions please call: 507-235-5178

or email us at:

In the meantime, while we miss seeing you all, you can see us online at youtube! We put this 12 part online tour together, originally, for the school kids that weren't able to make it. We hope you enjoy:

MCHS Happenings

If you haven't seen our promotional video, check it out below!

Again, thanks to everyone who supports the Martin County Historical Society through donations, visits, memberships, kind words, and so much more!