Winona County History Center


Located in historic downtown Winona, the Winona County History Center is made up of the old Armory (1915) and the award-winning contemporary Laird Norton Addition (2010), and houses three floors of exhibits, The Museum Shop, multiple programming and event spaces, the Laird Lucas Library and Archives and more!

Explore our past in interesting and fun exhibits, both permanent and traveling. Also, attend the many programs and events offered. Find your roots or delve into historical research in the Laird Lucas Library and Archives.

Call or visit us online to learn more and to get a calendar of exhibits, programs, activities, workshops and events.

The Museum Shop

The Winona County History Center Museum Shop features many locally made items from area artisans including jewelry, knits, pottery, photography, art prints, and more. The large gift shop also has Winona and Minnesota apparel, local and regional books, souvenirs, and art. Plus Victorian and vintage-inspired decor, games, toys and old fashioned treats can be found. Locals and visitors love to shop the Museum Shop!

Open Daily, 10 am-4 pm

Admission: $5 Adults, $3 Students. Children 7 and younger and WCHS members free

Phone: (507) 454-2723

160 Johnson Street