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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  • July 28, 2017
    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 »
  • July 12, 2017
    We enjoyed the museum on a Monday and found it to be an hour and a half well spent. Tickets only $5 each.  more »
  • June 19, 2017
    The small museum has local history and artifacts on display. An easy visit for families with children due to its small size and central location.  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    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.
  • December 17, 2016
    Stunning collection! We spent hours here. Beautiful new building.
  • April 16, 2016
    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.
  • October 29, 2016
    Beautiful and great exhibits.
  • February 8, 2017
    A place to visit in Winona for history

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