COVID19 Response:
Per governor order, we will be closed until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at historic@dchsmn.org.  Thank you for your understanding. Immediate concerns may be emailed to brittany.johnson@dchsmn.org.


  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00


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




Great Gift Idea!

Are you looking for a gift idea for a special someone?  Barbara Grover has authored two books full of wonderful historic photos and postcards from Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, with interesting and informative text.  We have the books available  for purchase at the Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis Street.  Stop by and greet Barbara herself.  She can be found the lower level at DCHS Mondays through Fridays, coordinating our research department. Barb would be glad to personalize copies of her books.  Call ahead for your convenience.  320-762-0382


Alexandria book cover