Experience Local Legends

Explore the rich history of the Driftless Area at a county history museum or follow the Black Hawk Trail to learn the story of the area’s first peoples. Discover Viroqua’s place as a hotbed of activity and influence in the women’s suffrage movement. Take a tour of some of Viroqua’s oldest homes and learn about the first European settlers to call the area home.

Vernon County Museum & History Center at the corner of S. Main and E. South Streets in Viroqua
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Short Description
The former Teacher's College building is now a museum of Vernon County history, containing exhibits, archives, and library. Excellent genealogy services and research materials. Other buildings include the historic Sherry-Butt House at 795 N. Main, and the old St. Mary's Church and Foreaker School at 606 W. Broadway.
410 S Center Ave
Viroqua, WI
Business Hours
Hours: JUNE-SEPT: Mon–Fri, 11–4; Sat, 10-2 APRIL-MAY & OCT: Mon–Fri, 11–4 NOV–MAR: Tues-Thurs, 11–4 also OPEN BY APPOINTMENT — call (608)637-7396 (closed on major holidays)