The Blue Earth County Historical Society is a community non-profit organization that boasts two public facilities in Mankato: the Blue Earth County History Center & Museum and Historic R.D. Hubbard House.
The Blue Earth County History Center & Museum is located at 424 Warren Street and features an interactive history museum dedicated to the rich heritage of Blue Earth County, a fully staffed Research Center for historians and genealogists, and a great book and gift shop featuring unique local items such as Marian Anderson fine art prints. The History Center & Museum is open year-round Tuesday-Saturday; admission charged.
The Historic R.D. Hubbard House, located at 606 S. Broad Street, is a historic house museum chronicling the life and times of Mankato flour mill entrepreneur R.D. Hubbard in the late 1800s.