Winneshiek County Historical Society

302 S Mill St

About Our Member

Winneshiek County Historical Society’s mission is to protect, collect, preserve and promote the written, oral and tangible items of historical importance to Winneshiek County and to cooperate with other organizations to accomplish common goals. The hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am – 3pm.  Closed on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Or you can call for an appointment.  The office will be closed whenever Decorah Community Schools classes are cancelled due to snow or ice.  The office will be closed on major holidays.

Office Locations: The main office is located in the Landers-Adams-Bodensteiner House at 302 S Mill St Decorah, IA. The historical archives are located at the Winneshiek County Heritage Center and at the Old County Jail building at 202 West Broadway St Decorah, IA.

The Winneshiek County Historical Society also hosts Dickens on Mill Street in December and the Summer Ice Cream Social.

Winneshiek County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 organization, your donations are tax-deductible.