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.



                                  COMING SOON:  August 4, 2018



Featured Event

Roosters Base Ball @ Highland Prairie Church (Away Game)


Jul 22, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


The Roosters play the Baltics & Hayseeds

Featured Event

Movie Under The Stars


Jul 27, 2018 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM


The History Center presents an outdoor screening of the Movie "Wonder" (PG) which will be held at Schmitt field on the History Center grounds.

Featured Event

Civil War Soldier - Summer Day Camp


Aug 01, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Attention all recruits! Come and enlist in the 3rd MN Company for an afternoon at the History Center of Olmsted County. New recruits will spend the afternoon learning what life was like for soldiers during the 1860s. Campers will “enlist,” learn to march and drill, watch musket firings, and much more. Camps run from 10am-2pm. Please bring a sack lunch and wear appropriate clothing. Space is limited to 16 per camp, so be sure to make your reservations today! Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. (Grades 3rd-8th Grade)


$45.00 for non-members. $40.00 for members

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