Scott County Minnesota Historical Society in Shakopee Minnesota

Address and phone number for Scott County Minnesota Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Fuller Street South, Shakopee MN.


Name
Scott County Minnesota Historical Society
Address
235 Fuller Street South, Shakopee, Minnesota, 55379
Phone
952-445-0378
Hours
Tue-Fri 9:00 AM-4:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

About the Scott County Minnesota Historical Society

The Scott County Minnesota Historical Society, located in Shakopee, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Shakopee. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Scott County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Shakopee Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Shakopee public records
  • Shakopee historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Shakopee, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Shakopee Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Scott County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Shakopee museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Shakopee.

Local Shakopee History

In Shakopee, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Shakopee. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Scott County Minnesota Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Shakopee history. These programs provide historical information about Shakopee communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Scott County Minnesota Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Scott County Minnesota Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Minnesota state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of MN historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Shakopee Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Shakopee schools.

Contact the Scott County Minnesota Historical Society

You may contact the Scott County Minnesota Historical Society by calling 952-445-0378, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Scott County Minnesota Historical Society, 235 Fuller Street South, Shakopee, Minnesota, 55379.


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