Nearly 100 years after Peterson Station opened to serve SE MN Railroad customers, it welcomed the public again in 1974–this time as a museum, geneology center, and visitors center.
Year-round – Monday through Saturday drive in your car at your own pace to Amish shops and sites guided by a pleasantly narrated audio CD. Available for rent at Stone Mill Hotel & Suites and Amish Experience. / 507-467-8663
Affordable CD guided tour of Amish Country that can start in either Lanesboro or Harmony.
Experience an exciting tour of Amish Country with one of our knowledgeable guides- offering van tours, car tours or group rates.
Seasonal – Educational, respectful and fully narrated 3-hour Old Order Amish tours visiting fams and shops.
Take a Buffalo Gal Ranch tours to see what it is like to be surrounded by these magnificent animals, shop in the gift shop for unique buffalo items, and see what the Native Americans have known for hundreds of years… buffalo meat tastes great!
The Chatfield Brass Band is a Community Band based in Chatfield, Minnesota that attracts adult musicians from throughout SE Minnesota. Free concerts in the band shell.
Theater – Performing Arts – Music – Community Outreach
Thursdays | Rain or Shine | May-October | City Park
The Chatfield Music Lending Library is dedicated to keeping the spirit and tradition of band music alive in America and the World. By operating a renowned library that features one of the most extensive collections of concert band music in the world.
Award-winning, professional live theatre in our 30th season! With an enticing mix of musicals, comedies, dramas, and more, there’s something for everyone at the Commonweal.
Non operating 1917 filling station.Step back in time when gas was cheap and service was of the utmost importance.
View our Karst display and displays from Harmony’s history. Self-guided historic tour of Harmony starts at the Visitor Center. 15 2nd Street NW.
Maps for the Harmony Area Historical Society’s historic signage walking tour of downtown Harmony may be picked up at the Harmony Visitor Center.
Explore the choices and changes that faced the inhabitants of this area — from ancient peoples to today’s residents. Round out the visit with a game of croquet or horseshoes on the lawn.
The International Owl Center is the only all-owl education center in the United States. It is open Thursday-Monday and features daily live owls programs and owl related events and programing. It also hosts an annual Internation Festival of Owls the first weekend in March.
Multi-disciplinary arts organization offering year-round programming including place based artist residencies, “Surprise Sculpture” arts education, and the annual “Art in the Park” fine arts festival. Gallery onsite.
LCT presents a winter play, a summer musical and silent movies in the park in the fall.
Experience the culture and values of Lanesboro’s people. Three floors of history with new World War I and photography displays and an interactive phone booth! The museum is part of Lanesboro’s voice to the world.
Year-round – One of five Minnesota DNR cold-water trout hatcheries. Gates open Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm.
The Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Preston is the second State Veterans Cemetery, after Little Falls, and had it’s official dedication ceremony the Sunday before Memorial Day, 2016.
Every October, the Monster Bash Haunted House serves up scary good fun- hours vary, check website before travelling.
Mystery Cave is a guided tour of Minnesota’s longest known cave, with stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, and beautiful underground pools, and a maze of interconnecting passages.
A producer of traditional lefse and other Scandinavian treats, with lefse production fall through spring.
Produces Lake Trout and Splake Trout for MN’s Cold Water Trout Program. Seasonal self-guided tours and guided tours with reservations.
Displays of memorable artifacts and surrounded by landmark buildings, visit the Depot Museum to explore the past and learn how our community got its start.
Intimate performing arts venue presenting a full schedule of concerts, film screenings, professional drama and community theatre productions. Home to “Over the Back Fence” variety show, second Fridays (Mar-Nov)
Imagine what it was like to wait in Whalan’s Historic Depot for your train to arrive. While you let your imagination run, take time to shop for that special gift. A sandwich and drink enjoyed on the front lawn may be just the ticket. Don’t forget to grab an ice cream treat or take some delicious fudge to enjoy on your trip.
Visit facebook.com/whalandepot for information.
A visit to the museum will take you back in time when Whalan was a bustling railroad community and home to many Norwegian immigrents. Sat & Sunday and by appointment