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.




DCHS MN Newsletter – 2019 Winter Edition

Read about the latest happenings at the Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota. We had a busy fall 2018, and are super excited about our upcoming Hot Dish Bake-Off, Feb. 2, 2019, 11 – 1, Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria, MN. Plus some interesting new items about DNA ethnicity updates, using facial recognition to identify old Civil War photos, and the great support we’ve received from the local community! Click this link:

2019 Winter Newsletter DCHS MN