Tracing your family genealogy? Researching a local history topic for a class project? Just curious about an obscure topic relating to Cokato's history? Then the Cokato Museum is the place to start your work! Museum staff provides year-round research assistance for all our patrons, from beginning genealogists to academic scholars.
For a detailed listing of the museum's research resources, take a look at our Holdings List.
The Special Features section of this web site has a number of articles about Cokato's past, including the popular "Lost Cokato" series.
Fees for research inquiries are:
Research fee - $5.00 per request.
Microfilm records - 50¢ per copy.
Standard photocopies - 25¢ per copy.
Photo reproduction - Prices available upon request.
Large order discounts negotiable.
Personal photographing (camera, cell phone, etc) of research resouces is allowed but is still subject to the same charge.
Research inquiries may be directed to the museum at:
E-mail: cok firstname.lastname@example.org
(E-mail patrons, please enter the words "Research Request" in the subject line of your correspondence. We will not open any e-mails that have a blank subject line.)
Minnesota Historical Society: Death Certificate Index; or Birth Certificate Index.
Wright County Courthouse: Vital Statistics information.
Minnesota Association of Counties Marriage Certificates Database.
Population & Demograhpic Information: see the Census Information section of the Cokato web site.