Welcome to the Blue Earth County Historical Society
Position Now Open at BECHS
Education and Outreach Coordinator to coordinate all BECHS programs, education and community outreach endeavors. Interested? Click on the image for more information.
Celebrating 50 Years of Vikings Training Camp: A Mankato Tradition
New History Center Exhibit
Extended through October 17, 2015
Tuesdays-Fridays: 9 am-5 pm
Saturdays:10 am-4 pm
Minnesota on the Map
Minnesota on the Map is the latest traveling exhibit from the Minnesota Historical Society. This exhibit will be on display through September 19. Admission charged for non-Blue Earth County Historical Society Members.
History Center & Museum
Discover Blue Earth County history at the History Center. Visit the Research Center, Gift Shop, Traveling Exhibits and Museum. The Museum is fun for all ages with many historic displays and an interactive area.
R.D. Hubbard House
Built by Mankato entrepreneur R.D. Hubbard, this beautiful Victorian mansion will transport you back to the early 1900s. Experience the past through tours and living history events.
Gift Shop & Art Gallery
With a great selection of books and gift items, the Gift Shop is sure to have something for everyone. The Art Gallery includes fine art prints by local and national acclaimed artist Marian Anderson.
Dig deeper into your family genealogy. Explore our many resources, including biography files, cemetery and obituary indexes, photographs and over 150 years of local newspapers.