Mower County Historical Society
    1303 6th Ave. SW
    Austin, MN 55912

    Phone: (507) 437-6082

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Welcome to the Mower County Historical Society!

Tour Season may be over, but the Research Library is Open!

The end of September brings tour season at the Mower County Historical Society to a close.  Mark your calendars - tours will open again on May 2, 2017.  Just a reminder, tour season runs from May-September at MCHS.   

The research library is open year-round for research Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm (some exceptions apply).  Research Library is closed all major holidays and the week of the Mower County Fair in August.  See "Office Closures" on the "Events" page above.  Call 437-6082 with any questions.

Mark your calendars for 2016 Christmas in the County!

MCHS Christmas in the County Flyer

Join MCHS for two evenings of holiday fun!  This annual fundraiser is always fun for the whole family!  Admission is free.  See the "Events" page for more information.

Lunchbox History Series

Lunchbox History Series has concluded for 2016.  Join us again in April 2017.  Lunchbox History Series is a free history presentation at MCHS.  It is the 4th Thursday of every month at noon, April - October.

History Happy Hour

Our partnership with the Hormel Historic Home and the Austin Public Library continues with History Happy Hour at the Hormel Historic Home at 5:30pm on the second Monday of each month.

This is also a great time of the year to do some historical research, and our research library and archives are open from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day.