An Immersive experience
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

12 hours ago

Today was a very successful bus tour of local historical sites and museums. Leaving Worthington with about 37 travelors, our first stop was the Heritage Acres site at Fairmont. We were welcomed to ... See more

2 days ago

We couldn't find a photograph of a ghost in the NCHS archives, but we though this was a fitting photograph for the Halloween article by Ray Crippen.
Business and Professional Women's Halloween party, ... See more

6 days ago

Halloween Trail at the NCHS Village
Saturday, October 27th, 5:30-7:30 PM

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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