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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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Time for some hoops action! Check out the shiny shorts on these players (it's interesting to note how uniform styles change over the years) as well as the spectators sitting in the ... See more

2 days ago


Due to the pandemic, many churches had to forego some of their traditional events during the fall and holiday seasons.

But here's a throwback to one of the longest-running ... See more

3 days ago


It is a Worthington Trojans bank!

Did anyone have a bank like this?

Unlike other Trojan-themed souvenir items, this does not sport the team colors of red and black. Not ... 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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