Your group is in a terrible predicament at work! While setting up the latest museum exhibit, The History of Cokato’s Canning Companies you realize your feature piece, The Golden Can, is inaccessible! To add to the situation, a nationally renowned reporter is arriving in 45 minutes to view the cherished Golden Can—coverage that will skyrocket the museum’s popularity! If the can is not retrieved, you can be sure to become canned as well!
If you enjoy puzzles, history, and fun join us at the Cokato Museum for our fifth Escape Room, The Search For The Golden Can. The event runs Saturday, February 1st through Saturday, April 4th.
Hours for the event are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Preregistration is required. (Please note: hours will vary depending on staff availability, museum needs, and holidays.)
The event will be FREE and open to the public. Contact the Cokato Museum for more details.
The Akerlund Studio presents a special gallery exhibit of photographs of downtown Cokato by award-winning photographer Gust Akerlund. The exhibit will ONLY be up through the Cokato Corn Carnival so be sure to stop in at the studio on August 13-14th from 12-7:30 p.m. We look forward to your visit!
The Cokato Museum presents the exhibit “A Kernel of Time: Celebrating the 70th Annual Cokato Corn Carnival”. The exhibit encompasses the history of the community event, starting from its origins in 1950 up to present day. Highlighting past carnival entertainment like the bed races, royalty coronation, and corn eating contest, the display reveals how the Corn Carnival has evolved over the years.
The exhibit is open now-September 28th during regular museum hours. It will also be open over the Corn Carnival for extended hours.
Stop by and see photographs and artifacts of the Corn Carnival--including crowns, sashes, and dresses of past royalty, sound recordings of the Cokato Corn Carnival Band, and even a video of the 1979 bed races! We look forward to seeing you there!