History Center of Olmsted County in Rochester Minnesota

Address and phone number for History Center of Olmsted County, a Museum, at West Circle Drive, Rochester MN.


Name
History Center of Olmsted County
Address
1195 West Circle Drive, Rochester, Minnesota, 55902
Phone
507-282-9447
Hours
Tue-Sat 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About History Center of Olmsted County

History Center of Olmsted County, located in Rochester, MN, promotes research and public education through its Museum collection. Visitors to the Museum can see Museum exhibits, attend events at the Museum, and access Museum educational programs. The Museum supports itself through ticket sales, membership, fundraisers, and donations.

You may contact Museums for questions about:
  • Museum exhibits and collections
  • Event and exhibition calendar
  • Rochester Museum tickets
  • Museum hours of operation
  • Volunteer and employment opportunities
  • Museum donations and membership
Museum Exhibits

The Museum maintains permanent and temporary exhibits at its Rochester facility, which feature items in the Museum collection, loaned objects from other Museum facilities, and informational resources on the Museum collection. History Center of Olmsted County curators plan and organize exhibits to promote the Museum's collection and to educate visitors. Along with exhibits, the Museum arranges events, lectures, film series, and other programs to promote its materials.

Visitor Information and Hours

History Center of Olmsted County sets its own hours of operation, ticket prices, and exhibition calendar. Visitors can learn about upcoming events or exhibits, the Museum's permanent collection, and membership discounts by contacting the Museum. History Center of Olmsted County also provides visitor information such as parking and Rochester public transit options, museum hours, and facilities.

Museum Memberships

History Center of Olmsted County receives financial support by offering memberships. Members of the Museum receive free admission to the museum, which offers a discount for frequent visitors. Members also receive amenities such as previews of special exhibitions, access to Museum lectures and programs, and a discount on gift shop items. The membership program offers reciprocal membership privileges at other Olmsted County Museums and sites. Contact the Museum to learn more about membership options.

Other Museums in Olmsted County, MN

In addition to History Center of Olmsted County, multiple Museums operate in the Olmsted County area. Olmsted County Museums include Natural History Museums, which collect specimens and items from the natural world, such as living and extinct animals and plants, geological objects, and anthropological and archaeological artifacts. Art Museums in Rochester display works of art, including art from diverse artists, cultures, and eras. Olmsted County History Museums preserve and teach visitors about the past, including local history. Children's Museums promote curiosity and learning for young visitors, with interactive exhibits and materials on scientific, historical, and cultural topics.

Contact History Center of Olmsted County

You may contact History Center of Olmsted County by calling 507-282-9447, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 West Circle Drive, Rochester, Minnesota, 55902.


Map of History Center of Olmsted County in Rochester Minnesota


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