Lectures and Workshops

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The Scott County Historical Society is always hosting great events at our museum in Shakopee, and at locations around the county! See the event calendar on our website for upcoming events and programs

We would be excited to bring an outreach speaker to your facility or community group! See the list below for available topics. We would also be happy to work with you if you have an interest that is not currently on our list.


Speaker Topics

  • Mudbaden: History of mud spas in Scott County
  • Scott County and the Civil War
  • History of the Minnesota River Valley
  • Boomtowns and Ghosttowns in Scott County
  • Prohibition in Scott County
  • The Sound of History: Music and Society in Scott County
  • Scott County and the Great Depression

Interested in a different topic? We can also tailor a program to your needs.

Interested in a walking tour? SCHS gives historical tours of New Prague, Belle Plaine, Shakopee and Jordan.

Outreach presentations last between 45 minutes and 1 hour. SCHS charges $60.00 for each program.

Interested in booking a program? Give us a call at 952-445-0378, or contact our Program Manager, Rose James rjames@scottcountyhistory.org