Visit Us

Explore the rich heritage of Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, Nekoosa and surrounding communities at the South Wood County Historical Museum, where every visit promises a journey through time. Located on historic Third Street in Wisconsin Rapids, our museum offers a blend of educational exhibits and event spaces suitable for various occasions.

Plan Your Visit:

  • Exhibits: Immerse yourself in our diverse displays showcasing lumbering, train depots, a one room school house and more! For more details visit our “Exhibits” tab!
  • Tours: Do you have a small group interested in touring the South Wood County Historical Museum? Contact or to find how we can assist you!


Room Rentals:

Host your next event in the historic Witter Home. We offer versatile spaces ideal for meetings, small gatherings, and more. Whether you’re planning a corporate gathering or a personal celebration, our rooms provide a unique backdrop that will impress your guests.

Please fill out the following form and email- or

Room Rental Request and Agreement


Photography Policies:

While photography is encouraged both for personal and professional use, please adhere to our photography policies referenced in the document below.

Personal Use Photography Policy

For professional photography both inside the building and surrounding property, please fill out and email the following document to- or

Professional Photography Request and Agreement


Additional Information:

  • Hours of Operation: Exhibits are open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. from April through Labor Day Weekend.
  • Admission Fees:¬†Free