We Invite You to Come and Explore . . . .

Photo of Museum with flower pots in front

Welcome!

 
Flekkefest is coming up fast - August 2 and 3 and the annual Oldies but Goodies Fundraiser will be open on Friday from 8 to 2 and Saturday from 10 to 2. 
We are now accepting donations of items in good condition, as vintage, antique and collectible items. We do not accept upholstered furniture, exercise equipment or electronics. If you have any questions, please call the museum at 218-685-4864. 
 
All the items for sale are donations and not taken from the museum collection. All proceeds help maintain the daily operation of the Museum. 
 
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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.
 
 
       
 
 
HOURS:
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.
 
Entry is free, although donations are welcome.
 
DIRECTIONS:
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. You can click on the Elbow Lake map for a larger image.
 
 
Map to find GCHS
 
Outline map of MN with Grant Co in red
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events
July 13, 2024
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Genealogy Saturday
The July Genealogy Saturday will be some person in your ancestry that you have researched and any new piece of information about that person or ...

July 18, 2024
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Grant County Fair
The dates for 2024 have been set: July 18 - 21.

July 26, 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Candace Simar, Book Talk and Book Signing
Candace Simar, author of the Abercrombie Trail series, will be at the Museum on Friday July 26, 2024 at 2:00 pm to talk about her ...

August 2, 2024
8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Oldies but Goodies
Flekkefest is coming up fast - August 2 and 3 and the annual Oldies but Goodies Fundraise will be open on Friday from 8 to ...

August 3, 2024
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Oldies but Goodies continued....
Flekkefest is coming up fast - August 2 and 3 and the annual Oldies but Goodies Fundraise will be open on Friday from 8 ...