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16 Main Street South
P.O. Box 595
Winnebago, MN 56098
Phone: 507-893-4660

Winnebago Area Museum Hours:

Sunday and Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 9 AM to Noon (Volunteer Day)
Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Noon to 4 PM
Saturday - 10 AM to 1 PM

Tours By Appointment - Contact Us to Schedule Your Tour!



Museum Events

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Upcoming Events
  • The Winnebago Area Museum and the Muir Library are sponsoring a program entitled "Exploring A Travois with the Lower Sioux Agency.
    The program is designed for families an is FREE to attend. The program will be held Thursday, September 21,
    6:30 p.m.
    at the Museum,
    16 Main Street South
    Winnebago, MN 56098.

    Description of the program:
    Learn about the material and cultural innovations the Dakota people developed in order to survive the prairie, including the travois pack, a traditional American Indian tool used to move belongs across the prairie. Participants will take part in a hands-on activity investigating items that Dakota would have used in their daily life and packed on a travois.

    This program is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

  • Winnebago Area Museum Invites You to Attend the 40th Anniversary Gala Wine Tasting Party
    Saturday, October 28th, 2017
    5 to 7 PM
    at the Riverside Town and Country Club
    Tickets are $40.00 per Person

    Taste a Variety of Wine Selections and Appetizers
    Tickets are available at
    Riverside Town and Country Club,
    First Financial Bank and
    The Winnebago Area Museum
    (Proceeds go toward new museum expansion project)


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