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Watkins Museum and Store

150 Liberty St, Winona, MN 55987-3707
+1 507-457-3300
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Interesting and Quick

Stopped in on a Saturday for a quick 30 minutes visit. The free, self guided tour of the museum... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
WoodsyGinger
via mobile
How fun!

It doesn't look like much when you walk in, but it quickly takes you back in time as you delight in... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
DOCJane
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150 Liberty St, Winona, MN 55987-3707
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+1 507-457-3300
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday for a quick 30 minutes visit. The free, self guided tour of the museum tour was a step back in time. It is interesting to compare the modern packaging and products to the old packaging and products. Grabbed a few...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

It doesn't look like much when you walk in, but it quickly takes you back in time as you delight in the old bottles and tins of the products of yesteryear. Take the time to read them and be entertained! The woman who waited on...More

Thank DOCJane
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A definite stop on Winona. The history and product history here are worth viewing. Of, and it's a free stop unless you decide to purchase one of their fantastic products!

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We stopped in because we enjoy any kind of museum, and this one was free, so it was even more appealing. This was a nice small museum in a cool historic building that gives a thorough timeline of the Watkins company. We enjoyed learning about...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I've known Watkins forever. My grandfather retired from the company in the 70's. What an outstanding company with an incredible history. The best of the best products.

Thank theiting
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We chance to punt this place and we’re glad we stopped. I bought several Watkins products, some were on sale!

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting but dated display. Small shop with various products. The building is much more interesting.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Fun stop. Delightful people. Historical. Ended up buying cool stuff for every vpbath and kitchen in our house!

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Watkins Museum and Store is slightly simplistic and out of date. It is, however, free! So, therefore, worth the price of admission. Kidding aside, I learned a lot and the history of Watkins is essential to understanding Winona, MN. Go there...More

Thank russelll765
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

While in town my wife wanted to visit the store to purchase some products. While I can't comment on the museum I can say I thought there would be more products available. A little disappointed.

Thank Cheese4ever
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