June 16 opening for Polk County Museum

Times Report

    The Polk County Museum in Crookston will open for the season on Tuesday, June 16.

    Regular museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Sundays by appointment.

    Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

    Many of the displays have been updated or revised. The main entrance has been completely refurbished and now has a mural of Polk County with historic sites and events highlighted.

    “People will be surprised at the many changes in the museum. If someone hasn’t been in it lately or if they’ve never visited the museum, this summer is a great time for them to get acquainted with the colorful history of our county,” said Polk County Historical Society President Anne Muir of Crookston.

    The Historical Society operates the museum as part of its mission to collect, preserve, promote and communicate the history of Polk County.

     For more information, call  281-1038 or email polkcounty@q.com, or visit www.mnhistoricnw.org or http://www.facebook.com/polkhistorical