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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

10 hours ago

Worthington built its first water plant in 1891, and added electrical capability on December 10th, 1895. Just in time for holiday lights! Thanks to the Nobles County Historical Society and learn more ... See more

1 day ago

The NCHS Firearms Collection has been pulled from the vault and is all laid out on a table as part of a collections audit / inventory. There is a couple of volunteers coming in to help clean and oil ... See more

2 days ago

Despite the chilly temperatures, lots of visitors at the Village Old-Fashioned Christmas.

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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