The Swarthout Museum features changing exhibits about the history of La Crosse County and explores topics ranging from the development of local business to daily life in the past. A large variety of objects, photographs and selected documents from the museum's permanent collection and from regional lenders add depth and breadth to this story. The Historical Society offices and the Golden Lion Book Shop are located here as well.
Tue. - Sat.: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sun.: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free (donation appreciated)
Corner of 9th and Main Streets in La Crosse, adjacent to the Main Public Library. Enter through the 9th Street door.
This Museum is free and open to the public as a service of the La Crosse County Historical Society. Donations are appreciated. Special guided tours are available. Contact us at 608-782-1980 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING