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
I realize now that I have more in common with Jesse James than I thought I ever would; I’ve worked closely with my brother, traveled extensively through the American South, own a six-shooter, and came to Northfield, Minnesota to see the First National Bank. Having...
Maybe you’ve seen me around town in the last week, the crazy person with the camera. I’ve been walking around downtown taking photos of COVID-19 signage on the businesses. At a few places I’ve even taken photos of how business is being conducted in this new,...
It’s wonderful having a museum in an historic building. The building adds to the ambiance of the story we’re telling. What’s not so great, though, is the amount of maintenance the building needs on a regular basis. Even worse, sometimes, are the repairs, and...