Sibley County Historical Museum

Located in historic Henderson, Minnesota    

Home of the Sibley County Historical Society




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Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society is chief caretaker of Minnesota's story and the Minnesota History Center is home to the Society's vast collections.

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Minnesota Digital Library & Minnesota Reflections

Minnesota Reflections is the first online project of the Minnesota Digital Library Coalition. It is a collection of more than 210,000 images and documents depicting the history of Minnesota. More than 155 institutions including historical societies, public libraries, special archives, universities and colleges have shared their original materials with the Minnesota Digital Library.

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Brown County Historical Society

The mission of the Brown County Historical Society is to collect, study, research, interpret, preserve and conserve the exhibit artifacts, and archival materials, and to disseminate knowledge about the history of Brown County and to relate that history to that of the State of Minnesota and the United States of America.

Carver County Historical Society

Established in 1940, the Carver County Historical Society is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Carver County. Located across from Bayview Elementary School in Waconia.

Le Sueur County Historical Society

To preserve the history of Le Sueur County, and educate people about the ways of life in the past.

McLeod County Historical Society

In 1940, the McLeod County Historical Society was formally established.  We are dedicated to connecting with the past, understanding the present and making informed choices about the future by finding, preserving, explaining and sharing McLeod County History.

Nicollet County Historical Society

The Nicollet County Historical Society interprets the rich history of our county, the Minnesota River Valley, and our state. Visit us at the Treaty Site History Center, Harkin Store, Fort Ridgely, or the E. St. Julien Cox House; come to a program; or search some of our collections here online or in our library.

Renville County Historical Society

The Renville County Historical Society was organized in 1940 for the purpose of collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Renville County and its people.

Scott County Historical Society

The Scott County Historical Society was incorporated in 1969. Its goal is to locate, collect, preserve and exhibit historic material, and to disseminate and interpret the history of Scott County.

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Arlington Historical Society

In April 1999, the Arlington City Council unanimously approved a motion to develop a five-year plan for the City of Arlington. This plan provided the directive to preserve the history of Arlington by restoring or preserving buildings which reflected the City’s history.

New Auburn Historical Society

10201 2nd St
New Auburn, MN 55366

Winthrop Community Historical Society

The Winthrop Community Historical Society contains growing displays of Winthrop artifacts, letters, pictures and genealogy of family histories.

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Minnesota Genweb Project

Provides numerous links for the Sibley County researcher; hosted by rootseb

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Search over 100 Million Records & Reunite w/ Friends and Family Today 

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Welcome to Sibley County

A safe, healthy, progressive county providing quality public service in a cost effective manner through innovation, leadership and cooperation. 

Find the graves of ancestors and create memorials.

The official site of Henderson, MN!

Lodging:  Places to eat:  What to see and do?

Historical Museum Guide for Minnesota

A directory of Historical Museums in Minnesota, categorized by county.  Taking a trip to Minnesota?  A visit to these Minnesota history museums and historic sites will give you an opportunity to soak up some local history and culture while there.

Left: Ard Godfrey house - oldest house in Minneapolis.