Last updated: 1/12/2012
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Street Address
100 S. 2nd Street
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
Mailing Address
138 E. Main St.
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
phone: 608-437-6486
May to December
Friday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Suggested Donation: $2
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Brian Bigler, Society President
phone: 608-437-7776
Laurie Boyden, Museum Director
phone: 608-437-6486

Museum professionally exhibiting the history of southwestern Dane County, Wisconsin from pre-settlement to present.


Preserving and interpreting the history of southwestern Dane County through educational programing and exhibits.


Established and incorporated with the Wisconsin Historical Society in 1975.

Artifact Collections

More than 20,000 artifacts pertaining to the experiences of southwestern Dane County, Wisconsin from pre-settlement to present day.

  • Emphasis on folk culture, arts / artists, agriculture / business and material culture.
  • More than 4000 textile and related objects
  • Research Collections

    Extensive archival holdings including 25,000 photographs, maps, cemetery,township, and school records,papers of area politicians,business people & everyday families, store catalogs, published and unpublished works.

    Educational Programs

    Exhibitions, docent programing, gallery tours, lectures, musical events


    Board of Directors


    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: No


    Mt. Horeb Area Pastimes newsletter three times annually


    Wheelchair Accessible


    Gift Shop

    Museum store stocked with regional and Wisconsin books, pottery, textiles and subjects related to museum exhibits

    Gift Shop

    Group Tours

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