History Center of Olmsted County

Our institution offers both an indoor exhibit gallery and outdoor properties such as the William Dee Cabin from 1862 and the Stoppel farmstead, from the 1850s. We also have a Research Center inside our History Center where patrons can find all types of genealogical, regional and local history. We are also affiliated with the Mayowood Mansion which currently has tours on Saturday’s and Sunday’s, hours for the mansion are separate and provided below.

History Center: (Main phone line: 282-9447)
Tuesday-Saturday 9:00-5:00 PM
Closed Sunday and Monday

Research Center:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:00-5:00 PM

Mayowood Mansion:
Due to restoration work being completed on the property, hours are subject to change (please call the History Center for most current and up-to-date information)

Tour Schedule:
May 11-July 28 (Saturday & Sunday)
11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
August 1-October 19 (Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun)
11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Christmas Tours: November 1 through December 7, 2013

For Christmas tour reservations call:
507 – 282 – 9447

Discounted Admission
Free Admission
Gift Shop Discount