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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


Calling all Model School Students!!

Model School Students
Model School students circa 1930, pictured outside the Vernon County Normal School with principal John H. Wheelock.


Viroqua Astronaut Mark Lee

Viroqua Elementary School Cafetorium

Saturday, July 20, 2PM


Happy Birthday Vernon County Museum Building!

Read about the Celebration

Saturday, July 27, 1-4PM


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 Hot Dog Day, National Daiquiri Day, National Moon Day)
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.