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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


Starting Feb.1st - NEW HOURS! open at 11AM

Our winter schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11AM to 4PM
These hours are for November through March.


February Program at the Museum:
“Midwestern Boys” to U.S. Presidents

Local historian Veronica Kleiber profiles
Herbert Hoover of Iowa and Harry Truman of Missouri.
Tuesday, February 7 @ 7PM


Snow Road, 1929


Great Gift for the New Year!
Country Schoolhouses of Vernon County, Wisconsin

school book


National Votes for Women Trail Marker Dedication

Votes for Women Trail Marker


Read about Local History Topics:

Wisconsin's largest rural African American settlement - Cheyenne Valley
Logging on the Kickapoo and the story of the "The Fatal Oak"


Vernon County Museum Hours:

June-August: Monday thru Friday 11-4 PM, and Saturday 10-2PM
September-October: Monday thru Friday 11-4 PM
November-March: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 11-4 PM
April-May: Monday thru Friday 11-4 PM
Or by appointment — contact us to schedule a time.
The museum is closed on major holidays.