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Sargent County Museum

Forman, North Dakota


  8987 Hwy 32, Forman, ND 58032

If sending something use address on the bottom of this column

Outside of MuseumOutside of Museum


 May 31 - August 31, 2022           Hours  will be     

 M-F  10-4:30 

Open Sundays  1-4 

Open Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022

call for other times we can meet you-- closing early this season due to lack of visitors



FREE will offering

If not open call:

Fritzen's: (H)701-724-3720

(Cell) 701-680-1633( lives in Forman)

or call the Manager

Pat Olofson( lives in Gwinner) 


If sending something to us please send to: Sargent County Museum c/o Pat Olofson, 8034 Hwy 32, Gwinner, ND 58040

   Sargent County Museum

Membership at the Museum


Let us know that you would like to support us throughout the year with a membership.  We will need your: Name, Address, Phone Number, and Email Address for our records and what level membership you choose.  These memberships can be dropped off at the Museum or sent to Sargent County Museum, c/o Pat Olofson, 8034 Hwy 32, Gwinner, ND 58040.  Please make the checks out to the Sargent County Museum.  We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and contributions to the Sargent County Historical Society/Museum are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.


Memberships are:

Helper Level$50 a year

Booster Level$100 a year

Supporter Level: $250 a year

We Can Do It Level: $500 a year

We’ve Got Your Back Level: $1000 a year

 These members  at the $500 level and above will be listed on a member board.  All memberships will be listed on this page if you want it listed. If you do not want it listed we will just write "donor" and the amount given.   Membership will keep us going for everyone to enjoy what we have here at the Sargent County Museum.

   We are not changing admission which will still be a FREE will offering.


You can also remember us in your will and give a percent to us or a lump sum donation.

Memberships Given:

Dec. 2016 - Booster Level- Lola & Eugene Lewandowski

Jan. 2017 - We've Got Your Back Level- Pat & Marvin Olofson- funds went to kitchenette area, new blinds, new extra work space & office paint 

July 2017- Helper Level- Bill Anderson

July 2017 & 2020 Helper Level- Kathy Marquette,Rutland

Dec. 2017- We've Got Your Back Level- Steve & Janell McLaen - funds went to help with the gutters on the south side facing the parking lot

Dec. 2020 -We've Got Your Back Level- Steve & Janell McLaen

Helper Level-- Diane Wallin

We Can Do It Level- March 2018: Leo & Betty Rust

We Can Do It Level- Summer 2019: Leo & Betty Rust

We have Your Back Level:  2021 Tom & Warren Sederberg

We Can Do It Level: 2021  Charlie & Debbie Armstrong

We've Got Your Back Level -- 2019 Shirley Gillgard



May 2017- Donations given for Smart TV's and their mountings:  Full Circle Ag, Doosan/Bobcat, Land O' Lakes,Inc. Foundation

July 2017- Donation of $1000 given by Wallwork Truck for BLD #2 dehumidifier

Ottertail- 2017- donation for general expenses - $1000.

May 2018-- $50 donation for gutters from Charles Anderson

May 2018-- $500 donation for gutters from Grotberg Electric, Inc

May 2018-- $50 donation for gutters Nick Storhaug, CPA 

June 2018- $100 donation for gutters from Forman Drug

June 2018- $100 donation for gutters from Lance Freier, Edward Jones

June 2018- $100 donation for gutters from Northern

Plains Ag

May 2018-$ 1250 donation for concrete work and outdoor work from Rutland Sportsmans Club

2021 -- $780  Doosan/Bobcat  Materials for new Bobcat area cases

2020 --- $1000.    Dakota Valley Electric/ Operation Roundup

2020 -----Nordak Publishing LLC   ---- $500 towards Newspaper Exhibit

2020 ---- American Legion Post #38 Cogswell --- $500

2020 ---- El Zagel, Gwinner ---$600.



North Dakota Community Foundation (2016)

New Heating in BLD #1 

North Dakota Operation Intern Grant (2018)

1 to 1 match for a college intern and a high school intern(up to $3000) 

2021( Sept.)  North Dakota Humanities -- SHARP Grant  ($5000)

2020  Cultural Heritage Grant for MAP (long range planning)

2021  Dept. of Commerce Grant( 50/50 grant) for LED lighting in BLD #2