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The Vernon County Historical Society operates four historical sites:

The Vernon County Museum
Old St. Mary's Church Museum
The Foreaker One Room Schoolhouse
The historic Sherry-Butt House


Free Programs at the Museum resume in September
Giant Steps:
When Humans First Journeyed to Another World

Tuesday, September 10, 7PM - Note new date

John Heasley, an astronomy educator with Driftless Stargazing LLC
will share the amazing story of Apollo 11 and the first landing on the moon 50 years ago.


Happy Birthday Vernon County Museum Building!

Sherry-Butt 4th
The Vernon County Normal School, Viroqua, WI, in 1920,
shortly after opening to students.


Support Vernon County History
Annual Fund 2019


Vernon County Historical Society Coloring Book

Just in time for the holidays!
(National Make Your Bed Day, National Chocolate Milkshake Day, Vernon County Fair!,
National Programmers Day (ahem, cough, cough))
Suitable for children, adults, and childish adults, for only $10 each.


Vernon County Teacher & School Honor Roll

Read about the project and see the latest additions


Vernon County Museum Hours:

June-August: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM, and Saturday 10-2PM
September-October: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM
November-March: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12-4 PM
April-May: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM
Or by appointment.