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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

12 hours ago


Here's another view of the new balcony at the Nobles County History Center at the Worthington Armory, taken late last week. It now has sheeting down so that workers can walk on it. ... See more

15 hours ago


For lovers of musical theater, here's an amazing YouTube channel. The Shows Must Go On is a channel where Universal Studios will be streaming a full-length, smash hit musical. "Joseph ... See more

Welcome to The Shows Must Go On the channel bringing you showtunes, backstage access and full performances from some of the best loved musicals in history! F...

18 hours ago


AUDIBLE, an Amazon company, is usually a subscriber-based service. But due to the Covid-19 crisis and all the distance learning going on at home, Audible has opened up its vault of ... See more

Free stories for kids of all ages. Audible Stories is a free website where kids of all ages can listen to hundreds of Audible audio titles across six different languages—English, Spanish, French, ... 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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