415 Cherry Street
Mankato, MN 56001
phone: 507-345-5566
Heritage Center
The Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center operates the Heritage Center Museum, Research Center and Museum Store.
Tuesday - Wednesday, Friday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Thursday10 AM - 8 PM
Sunday - Mondayclosed
Open year round, Closed major holidays
R.D. Hubbard House
The historic Hubbard House, at 606 S. Broad Street in Mankato, was built by R. D. and Mary Esther Hubbard in 1871. It was remodeled and enlarged in 1888 and completely redecorated in 1905. While family members lived in the house and made changes until 1938, the Blue Earth County Historical Society, which operates the house, has returned the decor to its 1905 period.
Friday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
Monday - Thursdayclosed
Open May - September
Heritage Center Museum:
$5 for adults
$2 children 5-17
Children under 4 and BECHS members are FREE

Research Center:
$5 General admission
FREE for BECHS members

R.D. Hubbard House:
$5 Adults
$2 Children 5 - 17
Children under 4 and BECHS Members are FREE
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Group Tours
Jessica Potter, Executive Director
Shelley Harrison, Archives Manager
Jolynn Crowe, Museum Manager
Cami Hiller, Communications & Archives Assistant


Museum, Gift Shop, Research Center, Society's headquarters


To collect, preserve and promote the history of Blue Earth County for present and future generations.


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No


Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Group Tours