La Crosse Area Heritage Center

Local History that Brings Our Community Together

Experience the surprising connections between our past, our present, and each other. The La Crosse Area Heritage Center will provide unique opportunities for visitors to discover the astounding stories of all who came before. As a curated museum of the La Crosse County Historical Society, cultural center, and gathering place, the La Crosse Area Heritage Center is both seeker and keeper of stories that matter.

 Exhibits include the Ongoing Ho-Chunk Presence; Early White Settlement; Logging on the Black River; Brewing in La Crosse County; Made in La Crosse; and Steamboats, Mussels, and Fishing: Life on the Mississippi.

Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 10 AM-5 PM.              

Admission: Adults $5, Students $4, Free for La Crosse County Historical Society members.  

506 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601


Mailing Address

145 West Ave S

La Crosse WI 54601

(608) 782-1980

Museum location: 506 Main Street, La Crosse