The Mahnomen County
Historical Society was organized in 1981. The initial
goal, which still holds true today, is to "collect,
preserve and interpret" artifacts, collections and
information concerning the history of Mahnomen County.
Museum Opens the Friday of Memorial Weekend Each
Become a Member and Enjoy our
2015 Theme: "A Year of
Featured exhibits include:
- WREA 75th Anniversary
- Dottie's Flower Shop 25th
- Mahnomen All-School Reunion
- Minnesota Historic Buildings-
Sunday, August 2, 2015: Barn
Dance and Fundraiser at the Mahnomen County Fairgrounds.
Join us in the afternoon for music and refreshments
The B. C. NESS MAHNOMEN
COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM contains many interesting
- Country Kitchen
- Schermerborn Farms
(Mahnomen County's Bonanza Farms of the early
- Native American
- Rotating displays
throughout the season
Read about Mahnomen
County history here.
Country School Exhibit
Moonshine in Mahnomen
During the years of Prohibition, moonshining was common.
Most of the time, moonshine was made for private use.
NESS MAHNOMEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Located at 116 N. Main Street in Mahnomen
Visit the Mahnomen County Historical Society on
Mahnomen County Historical Society
P. O. Box 123
Mahnomen, MN 56557
Contact person: Luella Voit, Staff Member
We can help you with research if you arrange a time.
Memorial Day - Labor Day weekends
Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is $2.
Free to members and 10-year pledge signers and their
information on the museum available