Welcome to the Cokato Museum & Gust Akerlund Studio




The museum will be open Saturday, September 3 of the Labor Day holiday weekend. It will be the final day to see our current temporary exhibit -- Trains That Passed In The Night:Railroad Photographs of O. Winston Link

Here is the link to the Minnesota Public Radio story on the Akerlund Studio.



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.

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(includes Lost Cokato)
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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

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