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Providing a community-based approach to preserving and sharing history, our History Museum offers a wide range of exhibits reflecting the legacy of Freeborn County. The displays throughout the History Museum strive to bring history to life, inspiring everyone who interacts with us to connect with the rich heritage of the county.

EXHIBITS IN THE MUSEUM:

  • The Quilts of Freeborn County

  • Marion Ross

  • Military featuring WWI, WWII, Civil War, Vietnam, Korean

  • Eddie Cochran

  • Timeline of Freeborn County

  • Music in Freeborn County

  • Commemorative Items of Freeborn County

  • Farming/Agriculture

  • Dolls & Toys, including items from the Storylady Doll Museum

  • Settling in Freeborn County

  • First Americans

  • Archaeology

  • Horology Shop

  • Millinery

  • The Hotels of Freeborn County

  • Theater in Freeborn County including items from Cap Emmons Auditorium

  • Lloyd Herfindahl

COMING SOON

  • Victorian Home

  • Judge Meighen's Law Office

  • New Business section featuring Wilson & Company, Farmstead, Mrs. Gerry's, Restaurants & Eateries, American Gas Company and more

THE HISTORY MUSEUM IS HOME TO:

  • Research Library

  • Historic Village

  • Museum Store

  • Meeting & Event Space available for rental