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Brown County Historical Society

New Ulm, MN
+1 888-727-8386
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Worth the visit

This small museum was very nice. You can walk around at your own leisure, no hurry. The outside... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Great Exhibits!

We went to the just opened WWI exhibit and were very impressed. It was well put together and very... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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New Ulm, MN
+1 888-727-8386
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

This small museum was very nice. You can walk around at your own leisure, no hurry. The outside of the building is gorgeous with lots of history. It is located next to the welcome center which is a must to visit. The lady there was...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went to the just opened WWI exhibit and were very impressed. It was well put together and very informative. The US Dakotah war exhibit on the 3rd floor is a must see for anyone interested in the history of the area. It does a...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We wanted to look into our heritage and find more info on our family. Museum is top notch with interactive sections.

Reviewed 16 January 2017

The building, itself, is worth the stop. But the further surprise is the excellent displays- some that change through the year. The Third Floor Dakota Uprising exhibit was dramatic.The doll house exhibit wonderful. GREAT book store for all books Minnesota.

Reviewed 28 September 2016

Check out all three floors. Local historical items on the first floor. Early drawings by Wanda Gag and German items on the second floor. The treasures are on the third floor for a historical view of the Dakota Conflict.

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Has lots of very local history, The trees around here don't have a lot of branches!!! Some really cool history about immigration from Germany and Germanic countries and how they settled here in the United States.

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Absolutely worth the stop. Take the time to check out all of the displays. If your a history nut this is what it is all about.

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The Brown County Historical Museum was the last stop on our day long school field trip. They divided the groups by age and the volunteers successfully guided us using age appropriate tours. The video on the attack of New Ulm in 1862 was informative, but...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A very charming man named Willard gave us a wonderful overview of the building and its contents. He pointed out highlights, who to use all of the equipment. He was even able to tell us places to eat when we told him they type of...More

Reviewed 10 May 2016

One of my favorite places for researching anything and anywhere in Brown County, as well as a couple of places in Nicollet County that have history tied to New Ulm such as Fort Ridgely and Courtland. I have done much research and their files on...More

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