One of the most enjoyed museums in the area. The Watonwan County Historical Center offers three buildings with several displays that includes the original log cabin home that also served as the first post office, a replica of a covered wagon dating back to the 1800’s, a horse drawn hearse, two headed calf, several artifacts and antiques all displayed uniquely in old time settings. The historical center has just completed a large addition that…that houses a library, extensive genealogy center, and several other displays. Groups are welcome and encouraged to visit but please call ahead to check on hours.
The Watona Park in Madelia truly has something for everyone. From disc golf, volleyball, horseshoes, baseball and softball to fishing, canoeing, walking, and scouting birds you can surely find it all here. There are two playgrounds and several picnic shelters for you to enjoy time with your friends and family. The park is located along the Watonwan River and adjacent to the Madelia Golf Course, Campground and within walking distance of the outdoor pool with waterslide.
Madelia Theater Is Digital. Movies playing Friday and Sunday at 7pm and Saturday at 8pm. Movies are only $5 and you can get a small pop and popcorn for $2 each.
Enjoy the added leg room in a historic movie theater showing some of the best new releases on the market.
Take Hwy 15 North out of Madelia approximately two miles and then turn right on 280th Street – approximately three miles – There is a public boat landing, dock, and walking trail. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, birding or just skipping rocks.