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South Wood County Historical Museum

540 3rd St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-4352
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Special Holiday Exhibit was Exceptional

The visit to the South Wood County Historical Museum in December has stayed with me. They converted... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Mary M
Wisconsin Rapids, United States
Great place to go to learn about area history!

I wanted to come here so many times but it was always closed when I came into town. Then one day I... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“memorabilia” (2 reviews)
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540 3rd St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-4352
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The visit to the South Wood County Historical Museum in December has stayed with me. They converted the entire place for a special holiday-themed exhibition. A floor length evening gown: the skirting was comprised of lights woven into actual green boughs. A toy exhibit was...More

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I wanted to come here so many times but it was always closed when I came into town. Then one day I drove by and it was open! I had a lot of fun here. I enjoy history and learning about this area. I spent...More

Thank oceanair
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I had visited the museum as a young man but did not fully appreciate all that was in it at the time. Now I have come to appreciate that place to the fullest extent. The photographs, displays and memorabilia are all quality material worth viewing....More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 15 December 2015

A long time regular visit for us, events that are held each year are worth the stop for home town flavor.

Thank ikester59
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We have been to the museum on several occasions. There is a lot of history in the building and it is very well maintained.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Beautiful old building located in the historical area of Wisconsin Rapids downtown by the Wisconsin River.Nice displays...A must see...

Thank jrkma
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This was a great, volunteer run local museum. There are some neat artifacts including old toys, information about the cranberry industry, paper industry. Docents were knowledgeable. The house is beautiful and worth a visit if you have time.

Thank Alishamom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

For a small-town museum, this place has a lot to offer. The changing exhibits and knowledgeable staff, make it a great place to visit. Be sure to check hours before stopping in.

1  Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Brings back memories from years back when this was the T.B. Scott Library. The location and building are picturesque. Flowers are well tended in the summer time. Lori is such a tremendous asset and help when you go there with questions. Plan to spend more...More

1  Thank cKathy
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This is a fun local museum to visit whether you live in the Wisconsin Rapids area or are touring from elsewhere. My last visit with my 11 year-old lasted nearly two hours, during which time we learned a lot about our local community's history, starting...More

2  Thank farmbrough
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