CCHS Frequently Asked Questions
When is the Carver County Historical Society open?
The Carver County Historical Society is open to accept donations during
normal business hours, from 8:30am to 4:30pm daily.
What are the Library and Museum hours?
How do I get to the Carver County Historical Society?
CCHS is located west of downtown Waconia, across the street from Bayview
Elementary School (formerly Waconia High School). Please visit our map
page for more detailed information.
What exhibits are new?
Visit the exhibits section of the website for
the most recent information.
What are your upcoming events?
Visit the programs section of the website or view
the Calendar of Events.
Who do I contact with research questions?
Please contact Researcher Marlene Magnuson at (952) 442-4234 or e-mail
Who do I contact if I want to make a donation?
People wishing to donate items should contact Eve Weipert at (952) 442-4234
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
I found an object that I believe is of archaeological or historical significance. Who do I contact?
Contact Eve Weipert at (952) 442-4234 or e-mail email@example.com.
Can I rent the facility for an event or meeting?
Only the conference room can be rented for a meeting or event. The conference room
seats 14 people comfortably. The room can be scheduled during normal business hours,
from 8am to 4:30pm, and on evenings and weekends by special request only. There is
absolutely NO FOOD allowed in the museum; all food must be kept in the conference room.
The fee is $50/day, with a $100 refundable damage depost. The room is free for use
by non-profit organizations. To book the room, please call Heidi Gould at (952)
442-4234 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
What benefits do members receive?
Visit our membership page for more information.
What do you have for kids doing history projects?
Visit our Junior Curator page for more information.
Whom should I contact about my membership (change of address, etc)?
Please contact Linda Nelson at (952) 442-4234 or e-mail email@example.com.
Where can I find more information about general Carver County history?
Visit the page, A Brief History of Carver County by Leanne Brown.
Where do I find more information about general Minnesota history?
Visit the website of the Minnesota Historical Society.
How can I learn more about the Andrew Peterson farm?
Visit our Andrew Peterson page.
How can I learn more about The Generations Project?
Visit Barns of Carver County to learn more.