Project Category: Museums

The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

  The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are located in the heart of the Driftless Area between Madison, Wisconsin and the Mississippi River on Platteville’s historic Main Street. The museum exhibits document the history of Platteville and rural life in the region, especially the history of lead and zinc mining in the Upper Mississippi Valley… Read more »

Castlerock Museum

Opening to the public! Friday, April 23rd.  Number of visitors will be limited, face masks and social distancing are required Walk with the Warriors of the Western World on a self guided trip through Castlerock Museum.  From the days of Rome, through the Dark Ages, the Vikings, the Crusader Knights in Chain Mail and into… Read more »

West Salem Historical Society

West Salem Historical Society is a nonprofit organization to preserve the heritage of West Salem and the immediate area.  There are three historical homes you can tour, monthly newsletters and over 2,000 members in 43 states, Washington D.C., and Sweden. An annual event, Garland Days, held each September, celebrates the life of this community’s favorite… Read more »

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe will forever be a spiritual destination for visitors from all over the world.  The Shrine is nestled in on over 100 acres of God’s Country in the Mississippi River Valley. In addition to the many beautiful chapels, statues, gardens, and devotional areas, the Shrine has a full service café and gift shop open daily.

Hixon House

Historic Hixon House was built in 1858 by pioneer Gideon Hixon, who went on to become a wealthy lumber baron in La Crosse. He and his wife Ellen raised their five sons in this home and expanded it to the size it is today. In 1965, their descendants gifted the house to the La Crosse County Historical

La Crosse Area Heritage Center

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

Norskedalen Heritage & Nature Center

Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center welcomes you to take a step back in time as you view our nature and heritage displays. You will be escorted on a guided tour of our 1890s restored pioneer log homestead. After your tour, take a refreshing walk on our trails,