The mission of the Northfield Historical Society is to connect individuals to the history
of the Northfield area by collecting, preserving, and sharing its unique stories.
408 Division Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Phone number: 507-645-9268
Fax number: 507-663-6080
Monday By Appointment Only
Tuesday 12 pm to 4 pm
Wednesday 12 pm to 4 pm
Thursday 10 am to 4 pm
Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Sundays By Appointment Only
$5 – Adults
$4 – Seniors (65+)
$3 – Students
$2 – Children (6 to 12)
Free – Children under 6
Free – NHS Members
Book the History Hideout for Spring Break!
The History Hideout is available for DAILY reservations throughout spring break, March 21 – March 28. The cost of the two hour reservation is $45 which also covers museum admission. NHS members can reserve the room for $40. Make a reservation by calling 507-645-9268 or by emailing osterman@ northfieldhistory.org. Reservations must be made for spring break dates at least a day ahead of the reservation.
Funding for the History Hideout was provided by the Minnesota Humanities Council through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.
Comparing Spanish Influenza and COVID 19 in Northfield
The original podcast episode collaboration
between NHS and Carleton College
March 20 – Prohibition Party (Annual Spring Fundraiser)
April 1—Summer Hours Begin
June TBD—Cemetery Stories presented by SCOPE
Raid Walking Tours
Historic Walking Tour
TBD – Adventures of John North program begins
August TBD—Adventures of John North program ends
12—Outlaw Run 5K/15K Run-Walk
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