Tracing your family genealogy? Researching a local history topic for a class project? Just curious about an obscure topic relating to Cokato's history? Then the Cokato Museum is the place to start your work! Museum staff provides year-round research assistance for all our patrons, from beginning genealogists to academic scholars.
For a detailed listing of the museum's research resources, take a look at our Holdings List.
The Special Features section of this web site has a number of articles about Cokato's past, including the popular "Lost Cokato" series.
Fees for research inquiries are:
Research fee - $5.00 per request
Microfilm records - 50¢ per copy
Standard photocopies - 25¢ per copy
Photo reproduction - Prices available upon request.
Large order discounts negotiable.
Research inquiries may be directed to the museum at:
(E-mail patrons, please enter the words "Research Request" in the subject line of your correspondence. We will not open any e-mails that have a blank subject line.)
Minnesota Historical Society: Death Certificate Index; or Birth Certificate Index.
Wright County Courthouse: Vital Statistics information.
Minnesota Association of Counties Marriage Certificates Database.
Population & Demograhpic Information: see the Census Information section of the Cokato web site.