We Invite You to Come and Explore . . . .

Photo of Museum with flower pots in front

Welcome to our new website!

Come. . . and browse... You can see a mammoth’s teeth and bones, a general store, the Setterlund Runestone, a 1909 REO, a barber shop, an Ox Cart, a model of Fort Pomme de Terre, a birch bark canoe, and numerous other pieces. Or, you can research your family through the archives of old newspapers, family histories, census records, plat books, or cemetery records.
Don’t leave without seeing the Veterans Memorial Hall honoring the many service members from Grant County.
Entry is free, although donations are welcome.
So come…browse…explore…reminisce…and come back again.
Memorial Day through Labor Day: Monday – Friday, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 4 pm. 
Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm
October through May: Monday – Friday, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 4 pm.
If coming another time, please call for an appointment.
The Grant County Historical Museum and Veterans Memorial Hall is a half block east of the junction of US 59 and MN 79 in Elbow Lake, MN.
Map to find GCHS
Outline map of MN with Grant Co in red

Upcoming Events
April 22, 2023
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
GCHS Annual Meeting
Four director positions will be up for election. One board member has termed out and there are two other vacant positions, so we will be ...