Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota

Welcome to the Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota

We’re proud to be your local resource for historical research and education in Douglas County.

Located in the historic Knute Nelson House in Alexandria, MN, we believe that local history is the cornerstone of our communities.


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Upcoming Events

  1. Me & My DNA #2: Starting Genetic Genealogy

    October 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Scarecrow Contest Drop Off Days End

    October 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Scarecrow Contest Voting Begins

    October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
  4. DCHS Pumpkin Decorating

    October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Me & My DNA #3: Building Trees to Solve Mysteries

    October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Scarecrow Contest Voting Ends

    October 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

HOURS

  • Open Year-Round, Closed on Weekends

 

  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00

 

  • Tours:
  • M-F, 9:00 – 3:00
  • $5/adult, $3/child.
  • Schedule group tours in advance.