Douglas County Historical Society
1219 Nokomis St
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-762-0382

Visit Us

We Make History Come Alive!

Become a Member

Join the Douglas County Historical Society! Support the activities and programs that help interpret the richness of the past. Click HERE for Membership information.

Your membership opens the door to opportunity. You will receive the quarterly newsletter, updates on current programs, events and access to all the resources available in our Public Research Library.

Guided Tours

Available 9:00am - 3:00pm Monday-Friday

  • Schedule group tours and special events in advance.Contact DCHS for more details.

On Site Research

We provide an extensive library of information and photos of Douglas County. Visit our Research and Resources section for more information.


Douglas County Historical Society (Minnesota)
1219 Nokomis St. , Alexandria, MN 56308

phone: 320-762-0382


Catered Luncheons/Business Meetings

We provide an intimate setting for catered luncheons and business meetings.

Have a special occasion to celebrate? We entertain and delight! Contact our staff for more information, details and availability.

Community Programs

We provide FUN history lessons, vignettes, tours and PowerPoint presentations for business and private venues. Contact us for more information

Special Events

Visit us at the Douglas County Fair Every August!  We have a booth in the Heritage building (conveniently located next to all of the heritage food demonstrations!)

Monthly Meetings

Genealogy Guild

Meets second Thursday of the month at 5:30pm in the research library.  Click HERE for more information about the Genealogy Guild.