When deciding what to do in Granite Falls, The Fagen Fighters Museum is an option for both history buffs and curious citizens. The museum contains aircraft and ground equipment from World War II that is still in working condition!
There is art that accompanies the exhibits as well, which including bronze sculptures. Plus, the Museum is continuously growing its library. Fagen Fighters WWII Museum is located only six minutes from the Prairie's Edge Casino Resort.
An exciting way to explore the history of the city of Granite Falls is through the Andrew Volstead House & Prohibition Story Walking Tour. Andrew Volstead was a Minnesotan lawyer and politician who's most famous for The Volstead Act, which put into action the national ban on alcoholic beverages. Throughout the summer, and especially on Halloween (Andrew Volstead's birthday!), there are tours of his home in Granite Falls, as well as a walking tour of the town! The Andrew Volstead House is open Saturdays Memorial Day to October 15th from 11am to 3pm. Appointments may also be made for groups of 10 or more.
In downtown Granite Falls stands the famous Granite Falls Kiwanis Popcorn Stand, which was first constructed in the 1920s, has since been rebuilt into what is there today. It's open in the summertime and is a popular spot in the evenings.
The Popcorn Stand isn't the only attraction in Downtown Granite Falls - the main street is home to many businesses and is continuing to grow. Business opportunities abound in Granite Falls!