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Lanesboro Historical Museum

105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
+1 507-467-2177
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Lots of Historical Items for Such a Little Town

The museum is housed in a small building but makes use of all three floors (including the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
traveler518
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Shakopee, Minnesota
Interesting place.

This museum had a large amount of exhibits on the town and its history. The exhibits were well... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
283Deb
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Harrisburg, South Dakota
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105 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9774
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+1 507-467-2177

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Reviewed 26 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 14 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 20 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
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We were greeted by a very friendly and helpful man, with a cast on his arm. He gave us a quick overview of the museum and let us roam. He made it clear that he was available for questions. One section was closed, but he...More

1  Thank Vickys-Guy
Reviewed 16 June 2015

displays arranged well. Good mix of history and items from the past that connect the people with the town.

Thank marchiquita
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The museum is well laid out and well cared for. The employee we spoke with was knowledgeable about the museum and local history. There's a large variety of exhibits. This is a really nice small town museum.

1  Thank Urbanfarmchick
Reviewed 30 December 2014

This was one of the most unexpected gems of the trip. They have precisely captured their small towns history. From Mr. Johnson's hair clippers from the first Barber shop in town to wedding dresses from 1800's marriages. If you like museums - go to this....More

2  Thank Abby M
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