- History Center of Olmsted County
- 1195 W Circle Drive
- Rochester, MN 55902
- Phone: (507) 282-9447
Discover the colorful past and fabric of life of Rochester and Olmsted County. The museum is open year-round and contains rare pictures, maps, diaries, and exhibits recounting the story of Rochester's rise as a global leader in health care. Seasonally, visitors can also explore the William Dee Log Cabin, an early 1862 pioneer home, as well as the Hadley Valley School House, a traditional one-room school. Walk or drive through the grounds of the George Stoppel Farm, a typical, self-sufficient homestead farm where the earliest settlers lived in the rootcave in 1856.