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all four sites

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


Join Us for the March Program NOT at the Museum:
The History of the Masons and the Masonic Lodge in Viroqua
Tuesday, March 3, 7PM

--->Masonic Temple, 118 ½ S. Main St., Viroqua<---
Program will include a tour of the Lodge, which is located
above the Temple Theatre.
Entrance is located between Tangled Hickory and Second Time Around


NEW! Round Barns of Vernon County

Maps and descriptions of all the remaining Round Barns

round barn


NEW! Vernon County Teacher & School Honor Roll

Read about the latest additions to the honor roll.


NEW! on the Treasures Page

Read about the Early Settlers Association of Vernon County.



Happy Birthday Vernon County Museum Building!

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


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.