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View or search the Rice County National Register of Historical Places
Doing research at the Rice County Historical Society
MON - FRI: 10AM - 5PM
Additional Summer Hours:
SAT: 10AM - 2PM
(Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Othertimes available by appointment.


Please Join Us!

By becoming a member you not only help to support the preservation of the history of Rice County, but you also help us fund educational programming that benefits the entire community.

Our members receive free admission to the Rice County Museum of History, the Village (Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Log Cabin, Pleasant Valley School, and the Harvest and Heritage Halls), as well as the Alexander Faribault House. In addition, members receive our quarterly newsletter which contains updates on upcoming programs, museum events, and o lots of local history. Members also have the satisfaction of knowing that their contributions to RCHS help to make the RCHS a leading cultural institution in Rice County.

To Become a Member…

To become a member of the historical society, you can 1) send us an email at rchs@rchistory.org and we will send you an electronic membership form (PDF file) which you can print out and drop in the mail. Membership forms are also available at the Rice County Museum of History;  2) you can call us with your address and we’ll be happy to put a form in the mail to you; or 3) you can print it out from here and send it to at 1814 NW 2nd Ave., Faribault, MN, 55021.

Senior Citizen Individual (55 & over): $25.00
Senior Citizen Couple (55 & over): $35.00
Individual: $35.00
Family: $40.00
Supporter: $55.00

Heritage Memberships

(A portion of these memberships are directed towards our endowments to support RCHS into the future)

Contributor: $100.00
Patron: $250.00
Sponsor: $500.00
Benefactor: $750.00
Guarantor: $1000.00