Mower County Historical Center

1303 6th Ave. S.W.
Austin, MN 55912- Map It
(507) 437-6082

AAA Editor Notes

Mower County Historical Center is at the county fairgrounds at 1303 S.W. 6th Ave. Historic buildings include a working blacksmith's shop, a church built in 1867 and a schoolhouse. Three museums display Native American artifacts, antique fire engines and a hand-carved wooden circus as well as replicas of a pioneer house and a train depot with a caboose and two railroad cars. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$5; $3 (ages 60+); free (ages 0-17).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-4, May-Sept.; by appointment rest of year (weather permitting). Closed major holidays.