Crime & Punishment & Paranormal Exhibit — Last Chance in October

Open in October, Thursday & Friday, noon to 4 pm. This is your last chance to see the ax from the Kleeman Ax Murders in 1917, & other weapons of crime. At the end of the month, the ax will be placed in the storage archives at the museum. Adrian Lee’s paranormal display is coming […]

Church of Cash Concert at Gilfillan

The concert at Gilfillan was well attended and everyone had a great time listening to all the Johnny Cash favorites. We hope to do this again next summer to get more people out to Gilfillan to enjoy the beautiful estate. Friends of Gilfillan did a great job of serving the refreshments and root beer floats! […]

Bus Trip to the Christie House on 7/22/17

 Adrian Lee at a grave site, Greenwood Cemetery, Sauk Centre  In attic at Christie House     Stairway inside Christie House The bus trip to the Christie House in Long Prairie was amazing. Our first stop was the Greenwood Cemetery where Adrian Lee took us to a few gravesites and told us stories of the founding […]

Grand Opening at the Museum, May 18 – 7 to 9 pm

There were numerous attempted and successful bank robberies, many assaults, larcenies, embezzlements, burglaries, frauds, forgeries, arson, bootlegging and many other crimes that can be committed by man, putting Redwood County in the headlines quite frequently. But of course, because of their violence, murders usually got the most attention. March 24, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary […]


Just wanted to let everyone know that we had a large crowd at the museum last night when Adrian Lee shared his findings during his investigation of the museum site in May. People were amazed by what he captured on video and audio recordings.  We had limited seating and had to turn some people away, […]


Tune in to “Dark Matter Digital Network” (online) on Friday evening, August 12th at 8 pm to hear Adrian Lee discuss his paranormal investigation at the Redwood County Museum (once the county poor farm), and other locations in the area. Lee is a paranormal investigator, author, psychic and radio host, and will present a program at […]

On-Site Caretaker at Gilfillan

Redwood County Historical Society is seeking applicants for a full-time On-Site Caretaker. This position is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the 17-acre historic Gilfillan property including all buildings, facilities, and equipment. This person will also help coordinate and assist the Friends of Gilfillan (FOG) Events Coordinator with Pavilion scheduling, promoting, advertising and public […]

RCHS Museum Open 2015

Hello everyone! The county museum is now open for tours. We are open Thursdays – Sundays, noon – 4 pm, holidays, and by appointment. Admission is $5 adult, $2 kids, & under 5 are free. We will be open Memorial Day weekend, including Monday, May 25, noon – 4pm. Bring the kids and have a fun […]

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed

Help us fill the bus! The Redwood and Renville County Historical Societies are planning a chartered bus trip to the Science Museum in St. Paul to see the new Mayan Exhibit. This exhibit features immersive environments, authentic artifacts and hands-on activities that tell the story of the ancient Maya, one of the most complex and […]

Redwood County Historical Society’s Fall Festival

Come out to the Redwood County Museum on Saturday, September 28 from 1 to 4 pm for our Fall Festival and Fund-Raiser! In keeping with the spirit of celebration in downtown Redwood Falls on 9/28, the Redwood County Historical Society is hosting their own Fall Festival. We have invited the Redwood Area Theater (RAT) to provide […]