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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


Our summer schedule is Monday through Friday, 11AM to 4PM and
Saturday, 10AM to 2PM. These hours are for June through September.


June exhibit at the Museum:
We Will Always be Here: Wisconsin's LGBTQ+ Historymakers

June 5 - July 1, 2023


Come watch Co. B, 2nd Wisconsin Volunteers,
The La Crosse Light Guard at

the historic Sherry-Butt House, Saturday, June 10, 10AM-2PM


Celebrate Black History in Viroqua on Juneteenth

Craft family marker dedication at the Viroqua Cemetery
Monday, June 19, at 6PM


Support the Vernon County Historical Society:
Annual Fund 2023


Vernon County Museum Hours:

June/July/Aug/Sept:      Monday - Friday 11-4; Saturday 10-2
April/May/October:       Monday - Friday 11-4
Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar:  Tuesday/ Wednesday/Thursday 11-4
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT — contact us to schedule a time
The museum is closed on major holidays.