Historic Hixon House Museum

Historic Hixon House was built in 1858 by lumber baron Gideon Hixon.  With 90 percent original furnishings, this nearly hidden downtown gem offers a window into early La Crosse life and the Victorian era around the country.  Our docents will guide you through this historic piece of La Crosse.  

Hixon House is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Tuesday - Saturday 10am-2pm (last tour starts at 2pm).  

 

 

Group tours are available year round. 

Are you looking for a tour for your scouting group or classroom? Give us a call to schedule those too!

 

At the door Hixon House ticket pricing:

Adults $10

Senior (62 & up) $8

Students $6

Tickets are available online or at the Museum.

(Online ticketing available here, includes $1 fee per ticket)

Historic Hixon House Museum location:

429 7th St. North, La Crosse, WI 54601

 
 
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   Historic Hixon House - Built in 1859 by prominent lumber baron, Gideon Hixon. Italianate structure with nearly all of its original furnishings. 

 Historic Hixon House - Built in 1859 by prominent lumber baron, Gideon Hixon. Italianate structure with nearly all of its original furnishings. 

  One can see William Morris style design in the carpet, on the walls, and within the color choices. Visitors also are  able to see the beautiful woodwork and original furnishings from the late 18th and early 19th century. 

One can see William Morris style design in the carpet, on the walls, and within the color choices. Visitors also are  able to see the beautiful woodwork and original furnishings from the late 18th and early 19th century. 

The house contains one of the few remaining "Turkish Nooks" in the country, a space designed to evoke an oriental atmosphere.

 

A video preview of the Hixon House thanks to Fox 25/48 and this WIPROUD.com segment of Local Look.

You can view it by clicking HERE.