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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 spring schedule is Monday through Friday, noon to 4PM,
These hours are for April through May.


Support Vernon County History
Annual Fund 2022


May Special Exhibit at the Museum
Great Lakes, Small Streams
How Water Shapes Wisconsin

May 2-27, Mon.-Fri., noon till 4PM


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

school book


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 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.