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The Norwegian-American Historical Association
1510 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057-1097
Tel: (507) 786-3221 — Office
(507) 786-3229 — Archives
Fax: (507) 786-3734
When planning your visit to NAHA, make sure you leave time to check out the best of Northfield.
408 Division Street, (507) 645-9268
The NHS has both permanent exhibits-featuring the James-Younger Gang Bank Raid and the first National Bank of Northfield-and temporary ones, such as current exhibits on Malt-O-Meal and Carleton College’s 150th anniversary.
203 3rd St. W. Suite B, (800) 658-2548
The Visitors Bureau offers two self-guided tours, one following the trail of infamous outlaw Jesse James, and another that visits the historic sites of Northfield. Tour guides are available for larger groups when planned in advance.
Center for Art and Dance, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., (507) 786-3556
St. Olaf’s art museum houses student exhibitions, faculty sabbatical works, and curated exhibitions from around the world. The museum is free and open to the public (except during the summer, holidays, and college breaks).
Weitz Center for Creativity, 320 Third St., (507) 222-4469
Carleton’s art museum is free and open to the public. Featuring two galleries, museum professionals are always rotating new programs and exhibitions.
304 Division Street, (507) 645-8877
This guild hosts over 100 events a year, from theater productions to art galleries.
8626 160th Street East, Nerstrand (507) 663-9040
Located a short drive from downtown Northfield, this local dairy farm hosts tours, cheese tastings, and classes on cheese making.