We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

South Wood County Historical Museum

Save
Share
Review Highlights
Always Interesting

Always enjoy going into the museum. Learn something knew about Wis. Rapids ever time. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bigbuzz2016
,
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
via mobile
So much to see

There was so much to see at this museum, and the people working there were very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
prairier0se
,
Plover, Wisconsin
Read all 13 reviews
16
All photos (16)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Always Interesting ”
6 Aug 2018
“So much to see”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
11°
Oct
-5°
Nov
-3°
-12°
Dec
Contact
540 3rd St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-4352
Website
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveller rating
11
2
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
11
2
0
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy going into the museum. Learn something knew about Wis. Rapids ever time. If you have questions...there is always someone there to answer them or find the answer. Very educational and a nice view of the river and gardens surrounding the museum.

Thank bigbuzz2016
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There was so much to see at this museum, and the people working there were very helpful and friendly. Highly recommend

Thank prairier0se
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a small gem of a museum notable for its Grim Natwick/Betty Boop collection, and for its collection devoted to the Central Wisconsin cranberry industry. A converted 19th century mansion on one of the loveliest streets in this small city, with an inviting garden...More

Thank MCM1967
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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Hotel Mead & Conference Center
648 reviews
.58 km away
Motel 6 Wisconsin Rapids
53 reviews
1.98 km away
Cobblestone Hotel & Suites Wisconsin Rapids
212 reviews
2.42 km away
Econo Lodge
59 reviews
2.56 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 78 nearby restaurants
Jennings & Co.
127 reviews
.64 km away
Ida's
52 reviews
1.32 km away
Grace's Restaurant
60 reviews
1.39 km away
Tom's on Grand
63 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 nearby attractions
Wisconsin River Papermaking Museum
13 reviews
.42 km away
Veterans' Memorial Park
16 reviews
.55 km away
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters
15 reviews
.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from South Wood County Historical Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines