Mower County Historical Society
    1303 6th Ave. SW
    Austin, MN 55912

    Phone: (507) 437-6082

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MCHS Office, Museum, and Research Library ACTION PLAN for opening safely during COVID-19 Pandemic


The Mower County Historical Society office, museum, and research library has developed the following ACTION PLAN for opening safely. Please contact the MCHS Office with questions OR to schedule an appointment to visit. Thank you for your cooperation!   

1. Wearing a FACE Mask is highly encouraged.

2. Visitors are highly encouraged to wash their hands and use hand sanitizer prior to taking a tour or doing research.

3. Keeping a safe 'social distance' of at least 6 feet from other people highly encouraged.

4. All museum tours will be by APPOINTMENT only & limited to groups on Nine (9) people.

5. All in person research will be by APPOINTMENT only & limited to two (2) people in the research library at a time.

6. Researchers will be required to wipe down all equipement after use-Mirofilm Reader, Copy Machine, computers, Typewriters, and other research tool. (cleaning wipes and guidance from staff will be provided)