Methodist Church Museum

221 W. Courtland St.
Spring Valley, MN 55975- Map It
Phone: (507) 346-7659

AAA Editor Notes

Methodist Church Museum is 2 blks. s. and 1.5 blks. w. of jct. US 63 and SR 16 at 221 W. Courtland St. The 1876 Victorian Gothic church features Italian-made stained-glass windows that date from 1715. Historical exhibits include displays about the Wilder family and department store magnate Richard Sears as well as a re-created, old-time country store and kitchen, a late 19th-century fire wagon and religious artifacts. The 1865 Washburn-Zittleman House on the grounds contains period furnishings. Guided tours are available.
Church or house $5; $2 (ages 6-17). Combination admission $7; $3 (ages 6-17).
Hours: Daily 10-4, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. 10-4, day after Labor Day-Oct. 31; otherwise by appointment. Last tour departs at 3. Allow 30 minutes minimum.