Welcome to The Wadena County Historical Society
The Wadena County Historical Society collects and preserves the history of the county and maintains a research library and genealogy center with thousands of records about the people, places and events of the area. Its archives includes an index of over 25,000 names and more than 4000 photographs. Museum displays feature Native American, Railroad and Military artifacts as well as thousands of artifacts that uniquely represent the history of Wadena County.
The Museum and Research Library are open Tuesday through Friday, 10 to 4:30.
Tea and Open House
Wednesday, December 11 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Join us for a relaxing afternoon with freshly brewed tea and specially made treats served with old fashioned courtesy, plus Holiday music played on a century-old piano.
At the Wadena County Museum and Genealogy Research Center
603 Jefferson Street N
Wadena, MN 56482