The Bethel Historical Society is dedicated to promoting and teaching the history of the Bethel community by providing an educational environment for visitors to understand and learn from previous generations. In the museum the society collects, preserves, and displays artifacts, writings, photographs, and stories relevant to the community’s past. The museum is open every first and third Saturday of the month.
The Bethel Historical Society and Museum was established in 1972 and currently operates the museum in the Grant Memorial building. The Bethel Historical Society purchased the Grant Memorial building from the Village of Bethel, February 5, 2019.