Welcome to the La Crosse County Historical Society!


Check out our upcoming event Night at the Museum!

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La Crosse County Historical Society Presents:

An interactive night designed for elementary aged children and their families.

April 27, 2018 5-7 PM at Riverside Museum 410 East Veterans Memorial Drive, La Crosse


· Hands-on Archaeology

· Introduction to Ho-Chunk Language

· Play-Doh Pottery

· Learn about the War Eagle from a Riverboat Captain

· Crafts & Games


In Collaboration with:

Ho-Chunk Nation: La Crosse Youth & Learning Center

Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

UW-L Archaeology and Anthropology Club


Free admission thanks to: Gundersen Health System




La Crosse County Historical Society (LCHS) is so much more than the artifacts that we hold!

LCHS owns and operates Historic Hixon House Museum and curates exhibits at Riverside Museum. LCHS offices also serve as collections storage. Throughout the year more events and programming strive to Bring History to Life for the La Crosse Region!

LCHS has something planned for every history enthusiast.

Learn more about LCHS museums, collections, events, programs, exhibits, and more by selecting a topic at the top of the page!