Welcome to the Cokato Museum & Gust Akerlund Studio
The Cokato Historical Society's Annual Meeting is on April 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the Centennial Room.
Speaker Bob Gasch will present about Cokato's railroad history--highlighting how this year is the 150th anniversary of the railroad coming to Cokato.
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 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.
Cokato Historical Society. The society welcomes all current and former Cokato residents to join in helping the museum in its activities.
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