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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


Progress is being made daily on the new shelter house at Centennial Park in Worthington.

This was taken from the top of the slide on the playground, as I was trying to show how the ... See more

8 hours ago


"I CAN'T BREATHE." Those words, and the image of a police officer with a knee on a black man's neck as he dies in front of us, will be defining in the history of 2020. ... See more

12 hours ago


Did you mom or grandma carry a purse like this? I think my Grandma Alice had one just like it.

This purse is part of the NCHS collection because it was donated by the family of ... 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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