South of Granite Falls on  Hwy 23, the Fagen Fighters  WWII Museum is a world class display of working planes and WWII items, don’t miss a visit to this amazing piece of history.  The Yellow Medicine County Museum, located at the intersection of Hwy 23 and 67 is a great place to learn about the history of the entire county.  Upper Sioux State Park contains historic buildings from the Upper Sioux Agency and a display in the office building.  Follow the sites along the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway  that leads you in either direction from Granite Falls as well as through our downtown.  The Swennson Farm Museum between Granite Falls and Montevideo on Co. Rd. 15 is a step back in time, open Sunday afternoons in the summer months as well as special events such as the Horse Power Event.

Celebrate our Prohibition Story in Andrew Volstead’s hometown of Granite Falls.  Visit the Andrew J. Volstead House Museum, a National Historic Landmark located at 163 9th Ave.  Open Saturdays , 11-3, Memorial Day through October 15 and during special events.

Visit the Roebling footbridge in downtown Granite Falls, a true suspension bridge designed by the same company as the Golden Gate and Brooklyn bridges.

This google map highlights historic buildings in Granite Falls and surrounding area.