Welcome to the official website for the Rusk County Historical Society Museum. The museum is a great place for a family outing and has exhibits that cater to all ages. Exhibits at the museum include an original wooden schoolhouse, a replica pioneer log cabin, antique farming and logging equipment, and even a NATO tank. Come and view over 9,000 artifacts from Rusk County's past.
The entire historical museum consists of ten buildings displaying thousands of donations from the citizens of Rusk County and other generous individuals to be shared with the many visitors each year to the museum. The museum also features many historical documents and burial records for area cemeteries.
The Rusk County Historical Society Museum is located at the Rusk County Fairgrounds in Ladysmith, WI. (Map)
--The Rusk County Historical Society Museum opens for the season Memorial Day Weekend! Regular hours begin on Saturday, May 24!
--Mark your calendars ! June 14, 2014 will be Agriculture Day at the Rusk County Historical Society Museum! There will be displays, reenactments & much more!
--Looking to plan an educational class field trip? Be sure to check out the Rusk County Historical Society Museum. To inquire about dates and times to schedule a field trip, please check out our Contact Page.
--We're on Facebook! Be sure to check it out to keep up to date with events at the museum!!