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Teacher Resources

Make the Vernon County Museum part of your classroom

Avalanche school, 1949; the teacher is Elaine Skaar

You may schedule a guided tour for your class of any or all of our four historic sites:
(Suggested donation of $1 per student.)


Sherry-Butt House

Foreaker Schoolhouse

Old St. Mary's Church

Vernon County Museum

Call the Museum to schedule a visit (608) 637-7396

You may schedule a full or half day immersion experience for your class at the Foreaker School.

Foraker School

Students will experience the daily life of schoolchildren in the late 1800's with volunteer teacher Jill Miller.

Your students may also like Hometown Heritage, A Celebration of Viroqua's 150th Birthday A history of Viroqua, WI written for children.


Encourage your students to work on their Heritage Fair and History Days projects at the museum, using our extensive local history archives.

Museum Hours

June - August: Monday -Friday 12:00-4:00 PM, Saturday 10:00-2:00 PM
September - October: Monday - Friday 12:00-4:00 PM
November - March: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12:00-4:00 PM
April - May: Monday - Friday 12:00-4:00 PM
Or by appointment. Call (608) 637-7396