The Sigurd Anderson Memorial Building is dedicated to the late Gov. Anderson and houses items from the governor's law practice, as well as military displays. The Mildred O'Neill Shoe House is a one-of-a-kind building showing many of Mildred's extensive shoe collection.
One of the largest tractor collections in South Dakota is housed in the Agriculture Building.
The Vevang Barber Shop has been restored to the nostalgia of its era in Roslyn and the Rusk Township School reveals the one-room country school days.
The state fishing museum is in the Peterson Building on the museum grounds. Dennis Daly, an avid collector of fishing memorabilia, is the curator.
Museum restoration projects in 2013 include the pioneer Sogn House and the Fosheim windmill. The museum board is updating water lines around the museum grounds and finishing the fence that surrounds the museum grounds.
Special events for the 2013 season include a “Wash on Monday; Iron on Tuesday” exhibit on display from June 1 through July 15. Gail Torrence and Sandra Rood, past museum board members, are sharing the customary Monday washday routine of pioneer women with their exhibit in the Washnok Building.
The Cruisin Classics Car Club is holding its 11th annual car show on the museum grounds on July 20. The museum hosts South Dakota Communicates, a traveling exhibit about telephone history, which arrives Aug. 23 from the South Dakota State Historical Society.
A highlight of the 2013 season will be the annual Pumpkin Fest held in the Webster community. The museum hosts many activities including the Kids Pedal Tractor Pull during the festival Oct. 11 and 12.
The museum website is www.sdmuseum.org and the board invites everyone to come spend some time this year at the “best kept secret of northeast South Dakota.” There is something for everyone in the museum at 760 West Highway 12 at Webster. Tour groups and schools are encouraged to arrange visits by calling the museum office at 605-345-4751.