October 11, 2019

Yvonne Kruger chatted with Tom Overlie about PAHC's grand re-opening in October.

Plainview Area History Center Open again

The Plainview Area History Center is open again to welcome everyone to enjoy and learn about the history of Plainview and the surrounding areas.

We will be open every Saturday afternoon in November, 1:00-4:00.

Come and see all of the changes made to help improve the experience!

All the history center news that's been fit to print. Click here to view.

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Contact Us:

40 4th St SW

Plainview, MN 55964


Interested in becoming a member of the Plainview Area History Center? Click here to find out more, or click the donate button below if you'd like to support the history center without becoming a member.

Planning to visit the Plainview Area History Center? Click on 'Directions'* on the map to get directions from wherever you might be coming from.

*NOTE: Clicking on 'Directions' will open the map in a new tab.

Not able to make it to the history center but still want to take a look? We have you covered. This is our new virtual tour of the history center. It's still a work in progress so there might be some glitches with it. If you encounter any please contact us about them by clicking here.


To begin click on the start button. The arrows will allow you to navigate around the building.


The panorama icon, which looks like an orange triangle, allows you to see a 360 degree view of the room that will automatically rotate. You can also manually rotate it if you choose to. To exit, click the back button that is in the upper left corner of the panoramas.


The view icon, which looks like an orange eye, allows you to view a larger view of a certain area. To exit that view, click the back button in the upper left corner.

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Mission Statement

The Plainview Area History Center is committed to telling the stories and preserving the history of people and events of the Plainview area, believing an understanding of the past will enrich our present and future.

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