405 East Sixth Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013
Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from
10 to 12 and 1 to 3 or by special appointment.

Minnesota's Faribault County is rich in history and the Faribault County Historical Society invites you to see for yourself bits of history preserved in settings reminiscent of the mid to late 1800's and throughout the 1900's.  Enjoy the nostalgia of days gone by and learn to appreciate the determination, the creativity and the bravery with which our ancestors lived their lives. Follow along as we step into long ago yesterdays.

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Just a reminder:  there will be no open hours at the office during the Fair Week.  Please visit us on History Lane, spend some time visiting all the buildings, meandering through the Antique Machine Shed to view the collection of ag related items, watching demonstrations on the use of old...

Faribault County Fair 2015


The 155th annual Faribault County Fair was a big success for the Faribault County Historical Society!History Lane was buzzing with activity!  Folks wandered through the Antique Machinery Shed, identifying and remembering the long ago use of a particular machine or tool.  Grandpa gently pointing out to a youngster something he...

2015 Omelet Brunch


   Thank you to everyone who attended the annual Omelet Brunch on Sunday, April 12th.  The Ag Center proves to be a wonderful place to join friends and neighbors for conversation and good food.  Over 200 "made-while-you-watch" ham and cheese omelets were served along with delicious danish rolls, orange juice and...

Upcoming Events


The Annual Omelet Brunch will be held on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016, at the Ag Center in Blue Earth.  Serving time will be from 9am to 1pm.  Bring the whole family and enjoy great food and great company!  Free Will donations will be accepted.

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