See Home page for more information

We are also able to accept your donations directly through our secure Paypal account. You may use existing Paypal funds or any of the credit cards listed below; you do not need a Paypal account to use a credit card. Thank you for your support!

Shop Amazon from this link to give us a commission on your purchases. Thank you!


New and Renewed Displays

The museum has several new exhibits, including

  • Exhibit in honor of Governor Christianson, Lac qui Parle native, including dresses worn by his First Lady while he was in office.
  • Exhibit in honor of our county law enforcement officers and employees, including information on bank robberies that took place in Dawson, Marietta and Madison.
  • Back to the 50’s exhibit, which will tell the story of what it was like to grow up in the era of the 50’s, includes a Jungers Oil Heater, a Shellane Gas Range, a Dexter Twin Tub Washing Machine, and many more 50’s items.
  • A new room for the military exhibit, containing items from the Civil War to Desert Storm.

Also some changes have been made to existing exhibits, including a new and better location for Ethel Melum’s doll collection, and a new area for the General Store exhibit.