The Andrew J. Volstead house was built in 1878 and was purchased by Congressman Volstead in 1894 and he owned it until 1930. The Granite Falls Historical Society is a Non-Profit Historical Society Organization located in Granite Falls, MN.

The house was privately owned until 1974 when it was put on the national register and named a National Landmark. The residence was made into a museum by the Minnesota Association of Co-Operatives and given to the city of Granite Falls in 1979.