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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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Events

Annual Orphanage Museum Fall Celebration

Our annual Orphanage Legacy Trust Fundraising event is held
on the West Hills campus in September.

Mark September 16, 2017 on your calendar!

The 2016 event enlisted talented local young musicians who
celebrated the children who lived at the State School and the children of today.
The family-centered outdoor event included:
• Horse-drawn wagon rides, with State School characters at History Stops
• Mush-eating competition, including local celebreties
• Children's games
• Other fun family activities