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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

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Here's an item that is currently on display at the Nobles County Historical Society Museum. And just the thought of where it came from makes my mouth start to water.

This item is ... See more

1 day ago


Going alphabetically, Wilmont is up next in the parade of Nobles County Main Street scenes.

This photo is from a postcard that was postmarked 1909, so the photo was likely taken ... See more

2 days ago


The Grand Parade and Great Gobbler Gallop are over, but King Turkey Day weekend continues.

The last item on the schedule of events is probably the Country-Western Service, a Turkey Day ... 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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