Women's Temperance Union Coffee Cart, c. 1900
This unique bit of our past is a coffee cart that was used on the streets of Winona by members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union to sober up those stumbling out of the city's bars.
Rock Shelter Reproduction
In 1889, T.H. Lewis made 43 tracings of the glyphs, or drawings, which covered the walls and roof of LaMoille Cave; he observed that there were “more (petroglyphs) in this cave than have been found at any other point in the Mississippi valley.” The cave is reproduced within the Children's "Walking Through Time" exhibit.
J.R. Watkins' Original Desk, 1868
Its where it all started, The Watkins Company was founded by J.R. with a new formula for liniment, good for man or beast. Since starting in his kitchen, the company is still known internationally for its personal, kitchen and household products. Including Liniment.
"The Cube" offers hands-on fun for mini museum visitors
The area has books, a light table, blocks, and more activities young museum visitors can enjoy. Also check out the family activities offered while you visit, including scavenger hunts and more!