Sherburne History Center


The Sherburne History Center provides a variety of programs and events for all ages, from monthly book club and history classes to annual fundraisers and social events. With nearly 100 programs per year, there’s always something going on at SHC!

Programs & Events

The Sherburne History Center encourages groups of all ages to visit our museum! We offer guided group tours as well as field trips. During your visit you will get a guided tour of the exhibit gallery, enjoy hands on activities and games, and discover the history of this place we call home.

We also can bring a tailored program to your group or classroom with visual presentations as well as hands-on objects.

Please choose from the following for information about program costs and options.

Host your next workshop, retreat, or family event at the Sherburne History Center. Our meeting room overlooks picturesque Clitty Lake. It can be divided into two rooms for breakout sessions.

Meeting Rooms

Facility use fees vary depending on whether a group is a non-profit or a business.
Members at the Booster Level and above receive a discount on room rentals.
Please click on the following links for details or to apply for facility use.

Membership & Support

The Sherburne History Center counts on memberships and donations for financial support. There are many ways to support SHC and our efforts to preserve Sherburne County’s history, including general donations, sponsorship opportunities, our Legacy Brick program, planned giving programs, and shopping at the museum store.
Join us to ensure strong programs and the preservation of the county’s historical resources.

Become a permanent partner in the Sherburne History Center through the Legacy Brick program. For a $300 tax-deductible donation, a personalized 4″ x 8″ Legacy Brick will be included as a permanent feature of the outdoor plaza where visitors gather to hear stories about the land of Sherburne County and the people who shaped it. Legacy Brick(s) are inscribed with your personalized commemoration. Ideas include:

  • Your family name or those of your grandparents, parents, or children
  • Your business or your employees
  • Your organization, church, school or club
  • Important birthdays, anniversaries, graduations or other significant events

Membership support is within reach of everyone!
  • Heritage……..$1,000
  • Ox Cart………$500
  • Patron……….$150
  • Business/Booster..$50
  • Family……….$40
  • Individual……$30
  • Senior……….$15
All memberships include:
  • Subscription to the quarterly newsletter, Historically Speaking
  • 10% discount on books and museum store purchases
  • 10% discount on Eddy Library research services
  • Notice of upcoming events and opportunities
  • Listing in the annual report and newsletter
  • Voting privileges at the annual meeting

Additional benefits apply to Business Booster level and above.

The History Center accepts monetary donations, which are tax deductible. You can donate now through PayPal- Just click the Donate button above.

You also can donate by check. Send your check made out to SCHS or Sherburne County Historical Society and mail it to:

Sherburne History Center
10775 27th Ave SE
Becker, MN 55308

For information about Planned Giving programs, sponsoring programs and events, or other ways you can support the Sherburne History Center, contact us!

Thank you for your support!

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