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The Lyon County Historical Society (LCHS) is a non-profit, member supported organization located in downtown Marshall, Minnesota.  The museum is located in the former Marshall-Lyon County Library building, which was built in 1967. 

The mission of the society is:

“The purpose of the society shall be the collection, preservation and dissemination of knowledge about the history of Lyon County and to relate it to the history of the region and the state of Minnesota."

The museum includes semi-permanent and temporary exhibits, research center/genealogical society, gift shop, and a Schwan's ice cream shop.

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

The Lyon County Historical Society (LCHS) is a non-profit, member supported organization located in downtown Marshall, MN.  The mission of the society is: “The purpose of the society shall be the collection, preservation and dissemination of knowledge about the history

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EXHIBITS

EXHIBITS

The Lyon County Museum consists of three floors of exhibit galleries, storage rooms, work space, research space, and programming space.  The exhibit galleries are a combination of semi-permanent and temporary exhibits. Semi-permanent exhibits include: Schwan’s Ice Cream Shop, Heritage Room,

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RESEARCH

RESEARCH

The Prairieland Genealogical Society (PGS) is located in the Lyon County Museum.  The Society is formed exclusively for the purpose of the collection, preservation and dissemination of genealogical material and to prevent the thoughtless destruction of private and public documents,

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Upcoming Events

  1. Electrifying Minnesota Traveling Exhibit

    September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
  2. 5th Annual Indoor Christmas Tree Walk

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - December 30 @ 4:00 pm
  3. Museum Closed: Holiday

    December 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm