Programs & Events


The Scott County Historical Society provides a wide variety of youth, family and adult programs and activities throughout the year. For the latest information on our events, see us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Unless otherwise noted, events take place at SCHS. Fees may be charged for some events. Call
952.445.0378 or send an email for more information.


Proposals will be received by the Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller Street South, Shakopee, MN 55379-1220 until 5 p.m., Friday, January 6, 2017, for a contract archaeologist.  The SCHS reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in their complete discretion.  rfp-archaeologist-2017-fnl

Go to Kids Kraft

Grab the kids, and head to the Stans Museum for Kids Kraft. It’s a FREE, fun, hands-on craft project combined with a rousing good story. Learn more.

Take the Kids on a Field Trip

We are currently updating our education programs. Learn more.

Take a Guided Tour

Whether you have a class of grade schoolers, a group of retirees, or something in between, the Scott County Historical Society has something for you. We can arrange special programs, and tours may be tailored to your group. Discounts are available. Learn more.

Attend Lectures and Workshops

We offer lectures and workshops year ‘round at the Stans Museum and through local community education programs in various Scott County locations. Past topics included WASP – Women Air Force Pilots in WWII, Photo Preservation Workshop and more. See our calendar to the left for upcoming events. Learn more.

Become a Scott County Crazy Quilter

Our Crazy Quilters meet at the Stans Museum the fourth Thursday of each month, September through May (excluding December), at 6:30 p.m. All types of needle arts handcrafters are welcome from beginner to expert.

Join our “All Things Minnesota” Book Club

This club meets at the Stans Museum the third Thursday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. Books are selected each December for the coming year. See the current Book Club Schedule.