Welcome to the Cokato Museum & Gust Akerlund Studio
The Museum will be closed Thursday, November, 22, for Thanksgiving. We will be open regular hours on Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24.
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 2018.
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.
- Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday, 8:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
- Closed major holidays; see our News & Upcoming Events section for holiday-related or other closings.
- Admission: No admission fee; donations greatly appreciated!
- Tours are available by appointment, including evenings and weekends.
Click on one of the categories below for more information about museum activities.
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