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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

4 hours ago

Here is the Worthington Hockey Team Crew for Saturday 9-22. What this team effort can do in a few short hours. Paint the front of the depot and part of one side. The Boxcar didn't get finished ... See more

12 hours ago

Busy and cool Saturday morning at the NCHS Village. Worthington boys hockey team scrapping and painting the boxcar, Worthington girls hockey team painting the depot and a work crew from Northern ... See more

14 hours ago

Photo of Ernie Bahls and his daughter Betty Bahls Fauskee sitting on the front steps of their home in Round Lake, MN. Written on the back "Ernie Bahls, daughter Betty Bahls Fauskee (front steps to ... 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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