New Exhibit "Courage and Compassion: Our Shared Story of the Japanese American World War II Experience" April 13 - June 17, 2018


"Courage and Compassion" chronicles the Japanese American experience during World War II, featuring local stories of bravery and extraordinary support of Japanese Americans.

From April 13 - June 17, 2018, the Saint Mary's Alumni Association and the History Center of Olmsted County proudly present the Saint Mary's School of Nursing story. The unque untold and heartwarming stories of integrity and conscience shown by the Sisters of Saint Francis and the school of nursing towards Japanese American Women during and after World War II.

IMG_0955.JPG"Olmsted County and the Great War"

In honor of World War I, the History Center of Olmsted County is featuring "Olmsted County and the Great War." Click the image to the right to learn more about the exhibit and discover how the war affected the people of Olmsted County.



Living History Fair  

Living History Fair is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15, 2018.

Click here to check out more information on Living History Fair!


Featured Event

Roosters Base Ball VS. Baltics (Home Game)


Jun 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


The Roosters host the Baltics for this special Father's Day event.

Featured Event

Hens Base Ball VS. Chicks (Home Game)


Jun 24, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


Hen's vs. Chicks event - work event.

Featured Event

Roosters Base Ball VS. Roadrunners (Home Game)


Jun 24, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Roosters host the Roadrunners.

To see more programs and events please check out our Calendar of Events!


Olmsted History Center

Tuesday – Saturday
9 am to 5 p

Closed All Major Holidays.

On days that inclement weather occurs the History Center will close consistent with Rochester Public Schools closures.


Adults: $5.00
Children: $2.00
HCOC Members: Free