Northfield Historical Society
Museum and Historic Bank Site
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.
Tuesday By Appointment
Wednesday 10 to 4
Thursday 10 to 4
Friday 10 to 4
Saturday 10 to 4
We have a shortage of volunteer help at the front desk. Hours could change without notice.
Tuesdays: staff is working in the building but away from the front desk. We would be happy to open up for you! Just give us a call, (507) 645-9268.
The 1876 Robbery
Tin Can Traveler: Fran Hall’s Trip Around the World
I Spy – Museum Version
$5 – Adults
$4 – Seniors (65+)
$3 – Students
$2 – Children (6 to 12)
Free – Children under 6
Free – NHS Members
Northfield Historical Society is a Time Travelers partner organization. See information on the Time Travelers program under our HOME menu.
News and Press Releases
Primary duties: Develop and manage programs related to exhibits or community collaborations and programs. Work week: 20 hours. Salary: $17-20 per hour. Job Responsibilities:--Seek opportunities to bring an appreciation of local history into the community via...
Image: Firefighters work to extinguish the blaze in the morning after the November 12, 2020 fire. Courtesy of Northfield Historical Society I came to Northfield in the spring of 2020 when I took the position of collections manager at Northfield Historical Society....
While cleaning and putting the finishing touches on the bank prior to reopening last Thursday, Cathy and I discovered a big (and heavy) surprise in the vault; a cast iron sign with the words "DESIGNED AND BUILT BY HORACE E. HORTON ROCHESTER, MINN." After a moment of...