Museums

Austin
MN
507-437-4563

You’re invited to discover Austin, Minnesota.

Events
Austin ArtWorks Festival – August
Fall Harvest Celebration – September
Hormel Historic Home Holiday Events – November

Other Extraordinary Attractions
SPAM Museum
Jay C. Hormel Nature Center
Historic Paramount Theatre
Rydjor Bike Museum
Sweet Reads

Wykoff
MN
507-352-4205

Open from Memorial Day weekend until last weekend of September

Fountain
MN
507-268-4449

Museum & Genealogy Library. Willie’s Grocery Exhibit. Country School House. Pietenpol Hangar & Aircraft. Oliver Tractor Collection. Antique Agricultural Equipment. Sinkhole Exhibit. Near the start of the Root River Bike Trail. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-4pm. No Admission charge to the museum.

Froelich
IA
563-536-2841 or 563-880-1525

Home of John Froelich’s invention of the first gasoline tractor. Tour highlights 1891 General Store and Post Office, replicas of Froelich’s first tractor, 1866 one room school, blacksmith shop and warehouse, railroad depot and train cars, barn and semi building. Open May 10 – Sept 28 & 1st two weekends in October, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 11am-5pm.

Caledonia
MN
507-725-3884

Located by Houston County Fairgrounds – Open Year Round!

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday – 10am-4pm | Saturday and Sunday 1-4pm
Additional hours June – August – Other times available through appointment

Flatten-Swenson Log Home
Sheldon Presbyterian Church
Daley School
Agriculture Building
Mayville Town Hall
Other displays of Houston County in the new museum

Winona
MN
507-457-6095

Gourmet spices and extracts, natural personal and home care, & other natural products. Open Monday – Friday 10am-4pm & Saturday 10am-2pm.

Burr Oak
IA
563-735-5916

Guided tours of the Masters Hotel, Laura’s only childhood home still on its original site. Visitor Center, Gift Shop, Shelter House, & Playground.

Winona
MN
507-474-6626

The Region’s Access to Monet and Picasso

Canton
MN
507-438-5333

Free guided tours. Open every Saturday all summer, 1-4pm. Sponsored by the Canton Historical Society. Get a glimpse into Canton’s history.

Nashua
IA
641-435-2567

Battle of Old Bradford Civil War Reenactment is May 17-18, 2014 from 9am-5pm. Museum and Gift Shop open May 1 – Oct. 1, 2014 – Mon-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm. Now handicapped accessible.

Winona
MN
507-454-3431

Featuring Lubiana Pottery from Poland’s Kashubian Area. Open May – October.

Polish Cultural Arts

Decorah
IA
563-382-9681

A National Treasure with the most comprehensive collection of Norwegian-American artifacts in the world, plus festivals, classes, store, group tours and more! Open all year in Decorah, IA. Preserving a heritage. Connecting us all.

Winona
MN
507-454-2723

Three floors of exhibits, museum shop, research library and archives. Programs and events.