Welcome to the Cokato Museum & Gust Akerlund Studio

The Cokato Museum will have a special photography session available during the Corn Carnival. See more about this event and our hours the week of the Cokato Corn Carnival at our Events page.

Looking to volunteer? Check out this form for more information.

We've updated our Research policies and fees. Please see the Research Resources page for details.

Remember to renew your committment to preserving Cokato's heritage. Download this form (it's a fillable pdf) and send your tax-deductible contribution for 2019.

The Cokato Museum is an award-winning local history museum that focuses on the history of the city of Cokato and the surrounding townships in southwestern Wright County. Located at the corner of 4th Street West and Millard Avenue South in downtown Cokato, the museum is open the following hours:
The museum is supported in its mission by the Cokato Historical Society.  The society welcomes all current and former Cokato residents to join in helping the museum in its activities.

Click on one of the categories below for more information about museum activities.

News & Upcoming Events Research Resources Special Features
(includes Lost Cokato)
Photographs Gust Akerlund Photography Studio Museum Exhibits
Museum Bookshop Cokato Corn Carnival City of Cokato
Main Page
Minnesota Alliance of
Local History Museums
Cokato Finnish-American
Historical Society
Wright County
Historical Society

Want more information about the museum or studio?  Have comments on our web site?  Need some genealogical research done?   Feel free to contact us at:
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