Watonwan County Historical Center

423 Dill Ave. S.W.
Madelia, MN 56062- Map It
(507) 642-3247

AAA Editor Notes

Watonwan County Historical Center is at 423 Dill Ave. S.W. Items donated by local residents that date back to the mid-1800s are part of such exhibits as a schoolhouse, government office, newspaper/print shop and pharmacy—all represented by actual shops and stores. Also on display are artifacts pertaining to the capture of the Younger Brother Jesse James Gang. An annex building houses a collection of buggies, wagons, horse-drawn mail carriers and a log cabin that was the county's first post office. Guided tours are available by appointment.
$3; free (ages 0-11).
Hours: Mon. and Wed.-Thurs. 9-4, Apr.-Oct.; Wed.-Thurs. 9-4, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.