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Pioneer Village
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What We Do

The Village

Experience a glimpse of life as an early pioneer in Southwest Minnesota.  Spend a self-guided afternoon at The Village or join a tour.

Museum and Archive

Visit our Museum to browse current exhibits, view our archives, or talk with research staff.

Research With Us

Want to learn more about your family geneaology or local history?  We can help!


Host Your Event

Need a unique venue for your wedding, private party, or corporate gathering?  Pioneer Village is sure to wow your guests.

What We're About

Dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of Nobles County, Minnesota

Latest News from the Society

13 hours ago

The great taste of ice cream, and one miscalculation

Snapshot of a group of ladies dressed in white with small white caps. They are standing in front of a Worthmore delivery truck. It is unknown if ... See more

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Story about Ice Harvesting and Worthington


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Group of girls with sticks and maracas, drill team, 4 May 1888. Written on back: "Front Row: Teacher ... See more

We Need You

From archiving new collections to guiding school tours and maintaining The Village, we thrive on the help of dedicated volunteers and community groups. Find out how you can put your talents to good use.

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