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
Northfield does! We live in a very special town. We have a downtown with wonderfully preserved historic buildings, a town square with a lively fountain and benches designed for relaxation, and we have our very own popcorn wagon serving the hot, buttery treat every day...
November 11, 1918 was a day for which many hoped and prayed. It was the day that the armistice was signed ending the Great War. The war had been raging in Europe since 1914, and while the United States had only been officially in the war for a year and a half, a...
I’ve worked admissions at the museum during the Defeat of Jesse James Days for 6 years now and I often see eyes rolling and sneers of disgust during Defeat weekend when visitors see that NHS charges admission to enter the museum. I’ll admit, it’s confusing when there...