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Lanesboro Historical Museum

105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
+1 507-467-2177
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Day trip

A very nice museum with some vintage and some antique. Great collection from many sources locally... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David Patrick H
Buffalo Center
via mobile
Nice break on a hot day

We stopped in to cool off a bit after biking and walking. Fun collection of many interesting... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Joy H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“local history” (4 reviews)
“three floors” (3 reviews)
105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
+1 507-467-2177

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice museum with some vintage and some antique. Great collection from many sources locally. Got its start from a collection and some money from the town barber. He must of really appreciated the town and its people where he made his living. One...More

Thank David Patrick H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to cool off a bit after biking and walking. Fun collection of many interesting things, from amazing wood carvings to war honors, photography equipment, medical devices, walking canes, wedding dresses, and on and on. Something for everyone. A steady stream of visitors...More

Thank Joy H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lots of materials here that give you a real feel for Lanesboro as a mini-boom town during its railroad history. Was doing some minor searches on family history and found lots of touchpoints here plus the staff is VERY helpful and pleasant. The research materials...More

Thank Evelyn61450
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Our 3 generation family visit here was fun for all, with so much to see. Our 8 year old really enjoyed doing the free search to find things listed on a paper, and she even got a prize upon completion. The lady working here was...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The museum is housed in a small building but makes use of all three floors (including the basement). The flow and organization of the information and artifacts was a bit random and scattered, but overall it had interesting things to see. I enjoyed the upstairs...More

Thank traveler518
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This museum had a large amount of exhibits on the town and its history. The exhibits were well organized by categories and dates i really liked the large amount of displays on the schools...pictures, news articles. Trophies, etc. From way back.

Thank 283Deb
Reviewed 28 July 2016

There's a lot of interesting history for a small town, and it's well arranged in this historic building. the docent on duty was warm and well-informed.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I love this place! This museum makes history so personal and cultural. Everything displayed is connected to a specific family from the town. That just doesn't happen at other museums. There is so much to see here that I discover new things on every visit.

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you have a few minutes between eating, biking, and fishing, stop in at the Lanesboro Historical Museum. It's small but has a nice variety of items from the past 100 years or so, including clothing, dishes, school items, and farm implements. It's a fun...More

2  Thank JinxieCLT
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I agree with the other reviewers. The Lanesboro museum is chuck full of interesting collections, and well organized. There's a military room, and medicine room, a formal gown/wedding room, and much more, including a wood carved duck with a video showing the carver and the...More

1  Thank ritatravels
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