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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 another photo of the City of Worthington Christmas decorations, this of a little more recent vintage -- 1991.

The occasion was the unveiling of Worthington's new ... See more

1 day ago


The mystery image from earlier today was actually from a box -- and ornament box -- that houses some Campbell Kids Christmas ornaments. It seemed like the perfect mystery ... See more

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Take a guess at what this holiday-themed treasure might be -- or perhaps what it might hide inside? The answer will be revealed later today -- IN A SEPARATE POST! -- so stop ... 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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