Events and Museum News

Upcoming Events

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The Great Locomotive Chase - December Meeting of the Litchfield G.A.R. Civil War Roundtable

December 10th at 1:30pm - Online - RSVP Required

On April 12th, 1862, a group of Union soldiers stole a train with a plan to drive it through Georgia and destroy other tracks or burn bridges. But even the best laid plans don't always work out...

3rd Annual (Virtual) Christmas Tree Village


December 1-31 - Online

The Annual MCM Christmas Tree Village is going to look a little different this year. Go online to enjoy these one-of-a-kind Christmas trees and show support for your favorite local nonprofit

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Museum News

Released November 20, 2020 - In order to comply with the November 2020 Executive Order from Governor Walz, the Meeker County Museum will close to the public for the next four weeks. All in-person research requests or artifact donations are on hold until December 18, at the earliest.


Released November 11, 2020 - Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Meeker County, With Charity for All: Abraham Lincoln and the Dakota War Trials has been postponed until Spring 2021. Advanced ticket purchased will still be honored when the event resumes, but refund requests can be submitted to the Executive Director through

308 North Marshall Avenue, Litchfield, MN 55355 - 320-693-8911 -

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