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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

11 hours ago


Today is the kick off of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, the Minnesota State Fair!

This photo, it is believed, is of the Nobles County Booth at the Minnesota State Fair, ... See more

1 day ago


Today's item is a true mystery. We don't know what it is, so there won't be a reveal of its identity later today.

But we sure could use some help in figuring it out! Have any ... See more

2 days ago

The flowers are looking amazing out at Pioneer Village! Thanks to the Worthington Garden Club for all they do to maintain the flower beds at the historic site.

There's still time to stop out and see ... 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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