Winona County Historical Society, Winona

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The Winona County Historical Society was founded in 1935.

The Society is located in the former National Guard Armory building (1915) with the modern Laird Norton Addition. Designed by Joan Soranno of HGA, the addition and the armory are now known as the Winona County History Center. It offers 3 floors of exhibits, the Museum Shop, an extensive research library and archive, rental spaces and much more.

The Society owns two other museums in Winona County, The Bunnell House in Homer and The Rural Heritage Museum in Saint Charles.

An active community member, the Society offers a wide range of learning opportunities for all ages through its museums, research center, programs, classes and events. Learn more at winonahistory.org
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  • This historical society is a treasure trove of local historical data and artifacts. What adds to the enjoyment was the plethora of information shared by conversing with the volunteers that man the mus...  more »
  • Lots of Winona and area history in here. We never knew this place was here. Great place for young and old. Self guided tour  more »
  • We enjoyed the museum on a Monday and found it to be an hour and a half well spent. Tickets only $5 each.  more »
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  • Very nice exhibits and the lady working today was so sweet and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the walk through history as well as the special furniture exhibit.
  • Stunning collection! We spent hours here. Beautiful new building.
  • Surprisingly top-notch history center here. From the reuse of the armory building to the wide array of artifacts and exhibitions, this center has a bit of everything.
  • Beautiful and great exhibits.
  • A place to visit in Winona for history

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