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540 West Hills Circle
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060

Self-Guided Tour Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 am-4:30 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 1 pm-5 pm

Cottage 11
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.

Seasonal: May 1-November 1
Six audio stations.

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

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Memorabilia for purchase

The Gift Shop is open at Cottage 11 whenever it is open for tours. Books and an Award-Winning Documentary are all available for sale, as well as the following items:

state school afghan
State School Afghan: $23.28 + tax
(approx. 4.5 x 6 ft)

state school mugs
State School Mug: $10.00 ea.

state school cap
State School Cap: $8.00

state school t-shirts
State School T-Shirts: $8.00 ea.

state school postcard, pen, and magnet
State School Post Card, Pen or
$1.00 ea.

state school yo-yos
State School Yo-yo:

$3.50 (sm) / $5.00 (lrg)

*To order call 507-774-7369 or email

Major credit cards are accepted.