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German Union Cemetery:
A Three-Generation Genealogy
National Register
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.


The Rice County Museum of History contains a collection of objects, images, and artifacts ranging from prehistory to the present day. Our exhibits are variable, as we try to rotate the collection through our display space. Visitors are encouraged to take 12 minutes to view the “History of Rice County” video which provides background information on the region

Rice County Museum
1814 NW 2nd Ave.
Faribault, MN 55021

Admission is currently free for self-guided tours

Guided Group Tours: $3/person, to make a reservation for a guided tour we ask that groups call at least 48 hours ahead of time.

The museum is adjacent to the Rice County Fair Grounds.

Alexander Faribault House
12 NE 1st Ave.
Faribault, MN 55021

(Available by appointment only, 24 hours notice required)

The Alexander Faribault House is located one block east of Downtown