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

7 hours ago

Neither rain or wind could stop us. The NCHS Village will be open his weekend.
Saturday 9-3 PM
Sunday 12-5 PM
Monday 11- 4 PM (weather permitting)
Come join us.

1 day ago

First Military Funeral in Nobles County was for Christian Hansen who was buried in Hersey Cemetery in April of 1918. He died at the age of 25 at Fort Riley, Kansas, and the body was brought to ... See more

3 days ago

Not rain or sleet or wind could stop the fun! The 3rd grade class from Hills/Beaver Creek made the most of their trip to the Village.

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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