About WasecaDerived from an Indian name meaning “fertile lands,” Waseca is a 50-minute drive south of Minneapolis. FarmAmerica, 4 miles west of town on CRs 2 and 17 to 7367 360th Ave., portrays rural Minnesota life from the mid-19th century to the present. Visitors can take self-guiding tours of a settlement farm, a native prairie habitat, a country church, an early dairy farm and a contemporary farm; phone (507) 835-2052. Take a step back into the city's past at the Waseca County Historical Museum, 315 2nd Ave. N.E.; phone (507) 835-7700.
Visitor Centers Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce 112 N. State St. Waseca, MN 56093. Phone:(507)835-3260
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