Nicollet County Historical Society

A nonprofit organization

101 donors


Nicollet County has been a gateway and a gathering place for over 9,000 years. It is the place where the big woods, tallgrass prairie, and Minnesota River come together. Today people from all over the world – from students to recent immigrants to urbanites continue to gather here and call Nicollet County home. We collect and share their stories because what happens here matters.

Consistent and unrestricted annual support from donors like you provide essential support for our special exhibits, collections care, educational programs, and other initiatives that make the Nicollet County Historical Society a vital part of our communities.

How does my gift help?

Your gift supports everything the Nicollet County Historical Society does, from educational and public programs to research and collections preservation.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes! The Nicollet County Historical Society is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law. Please consult your tax advisor regarding specific questions about your deductions.





Here are some great reasons to donate today.

History happens here
Nicollet County has been a gateway and a gathering place for over 9,000 years. 

 We make museums fun
We provide educational experiences for learners of all ages.
Preserve. Protect. Share.
NCHS houses and cares for thousands of artifacts, documents, photographs, and much more. 



Night at the Museum
Family-friendly museum experiences like our Night at the Museum program are important to our mission. 
Our exhibits win awards
The Treaty Site History Center is home to the Nicollet County Historical Society offices and research library. It is also home to a national award-winning interpretive exhibit on the 1851 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux. 





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Organization name

Nicollet County Historical Society

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Arts & Culture Community Volunteer


1851 N Minnesota Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082


507 934 2160

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