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540 West Hills Circle
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
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Individual Tour Hours
Museum
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Cottage 11
Tuesday-Sunday
May 1-Labor Day:1pm-4pm
Labor Day-Dec 31: 1pm-3pm
Closed January and February
March 1-April 30: 1pm-3pm
or by appt. at 507-774-7369
$2 per person donation appreciated.

Campus
Seasonal: May 1-November 1
Six audio stations. Guide maps and brochures available at Campus Directory.

Group Tours
We happily schedule guided tours for groups of 10 or more. You will visit the Museum, view a 1930's video, and tour Cottage 11, a restored boys' cottage. A fee is charged. Group Tours Page

Contact Us
507-774-7369
museum@ci.owatonna.mn.us
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c-11 Apple Giving Tree

Apple Giving Tree DonationAdd your name to our Apple Giving Tree!
The idea of the "Apple Giving Tree" stems from the large apple orchard behind Cottage 11 on the State School grounds; a positive reflection of State School history. Your donations, whether specified or not, continue to help us tell the story of the orphanage and are greatly appreciated. Thank you to everyone who has and continues to help fund this important historical project!

Make a donation to Cottage 11 and have your name displayed on our Apple Giving Tree in the Gift Shop! Apple colors are determined as follows:

Donation Level Color of Apple
$1,000 + >>Red
$500-$999 >>Gold
$250-$499 >>Green
$100-$249 >>Silver

Choose Giving Level:


*All contributions are tax-deductible