Richland County Historical Museum
Richland County Historical Museum, built in 1965 with an addition in
1984, now provides more than 12,500 square feet of display
space making it possible to house a great variety of historical items.
They have Native American artifacts, and are told it is one
of the best between here and Bismarck! See
their collection of beautiful “Rosemeade" Pottery designed by
Laura Taylor Hughes Artist/Sculptor. These collector’s pieces were
made locally at Wahpeton Pottery owned by Robert Hughes.
Unique to their museum is the guest register which is the
largest registration book in the world! People have been signing it
Step back in time, with their real “One Room School House" Building.
It is located next to the museum and is a from
a by-gone area in Richland County. Children especially enjoy seeing
how their Grandparents attended rural school.
Visit their many “rooms" in the museum showing scenes from
early homes with furnishings and amenities of the day. They also have
many “shops” in their lower level depicting lifestyles of
you are interested in Genealogy, they have a number
histories. They also have original plat books, newspapers
and all are available to use
as references. Remember to stop at their
before you leave.
Take home a memory from your visit.
At the entrance of Chahinkapa Park
7th Avenue & 2nd Street North.
The hours of operation are:
April thru October
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Tues - Thurs - Sat - Sun
**Closed during the Winter**
For more information call: