November 16th is Give to the Max Day at


On Thursday, November 16, join your fellow Minnesotans in raising millions of dollars for nonprofits which make our communities stronger. Just by giving on Give to the Max Day 2015, your donation of as little as $10 could turn into $10,000 for Afton Historical Museum by participating in $150,000 prize pool!
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As a reminder, the Afton Historical Museum is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible. Membership dues, donations and grants are the only source of funds to maintain and operate the museum. We do not receive any funds from the local or state government.

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Afton Museum is seeking donations for New Front Doors

Our Goal is $10,000!
The museum staff has been working hard to insure donated historic items will be around for future generations to appreciate. Our staff receives extensive training in artifact care and housing techniques. We have made significant progress in this effort. But we have one last step to go! In order to create the stable environment necessary to preserve our incredible collections, we need to replace our current doors. This upgrade will provide many benefits for the museum, including;