441 North Park Drive, Morton, MN 56270 info@renvillecountyhistory.com 507.697.6147

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Morton City Jail Project

Morton City Jail Project We are raising money to repair the old Morton Jail to make it a hands-on exhibit! It needs to be sandblasted and painted and moved by the Machine Shed on the Museum Grounds.

Preservation of History: Jails & More by Nicole Elzenga

As the Renville County Historical Society & Museum starts gearing up for the 2018 season I have a list of projects I want to complete for the year and one of the projects is the restoration of the… Read More

Poems of American Patriotism by Brander Matthews

Poems of American Patriotism by Brander Matthews published by Charles Schrbner’s Sons 1899 The book, Poems of American Patriotism, is from the Renville County Historical Society’s collection. The book is from Renville County District # 117 which was… Read More

Museum Hours

September – May
Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 4 PM Closed Saturday & Sunday
June, July & August
Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM Closed Sunday
Call to make an appointment outside the posted hours above, 507.697.6147
Museum Admission: $5.00 per person (13 & Older) $3.00 (Ages 6 – 12) 5 & Under FREE!

2019 Featured Town

Bird Island, Minnesota is the featured town of Renville County for 2018

2017 Featured Town

Olivia, Minnesota is the featured town of Renville County for 2017

About Us

The Renville County Historical Society was organized in 1940 for the purpose of collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Renville County. Some Special Projects: ● Lifting the Log Cabin in the Heritage Building and filling in the… Read More