History Center Closure

As mandated by Minnesota Executive Order 20-99, the Goodhue County History Center will close at the end of the business day on Friday, November 20th. GCHS hopes to reopen on December 22nd, but please stay tuned for further updates. In the meantime, watch our social media feeds and website for digital programs and more!

History Center reopening November 11th

The Goodhue County Historical Society will reopen to the public on Wednesday, November 11th. As was previous policy, visitors are required to call ahead to reserve a time to visit the building. Stay safe and healthy everyone!

History Center Closed Until Further Notice

Out of an abundance of caution, the Goodhue County Historical Society will be closed until further notice due to a potential COVID exposure. No visitors have come into contact with any potentially affected individuals. GCHS will reopen when it is safe to do so. Thank you for your understanding!

Seeking COVID-related Donations

We are without a doubt living through historic times, and GCHS is looking to collect & preserve materials related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Goodhue County Historical Society is seeking donations of COVID-related items including, but not limited to: photographs signs papers 3-D objects and more Items with connections to Goodhue County and local […]

Architectural Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Complete the scavenger hunt and return it to the History Center or the Anderson Center for the answers.

Coming Out Together the “How We Did It” Guide Book

Goodhue County Historical Society is excited to announce that the book Coming Out Together the “How We Did It” Guidebook is for sale in our gift store and on our website. At the top of the website click on store. Go to books and click on the book to purchase.

Museum Update On Reopening

The Goodhue County Historical Society will open to the public Tuesday, July 7th at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. We are in the process of preparing the preparedness plan. GCHS is taking every precaution for the safety and care of all visitors, staff, and volunteers. The well-being of our community is also of the utmost […]

Growlers Now on Sale!

To commemorate this special year, the Goodhue County Historical Society is selling special edition growlers. The bottle will feature something old and something new – combining both the oldest known county beer label from Jacob Christ’s Red Wing Brewery (courtesy of Red Wing Brewery) and a new 150th design by Alyssa Riegelman. Red Wing Brewery […]