Mount Horeb Area Historical Society celebrates and preserves the rich ethnic and rural heritage of Wisconsin's Southwestern Dane County Driftless Area.
We invite you to browse our newly redesigned website for information about events, our award winning Museum, the Archives, and our on-line resources. You will also find the latest news about the Southwestern Dane County Heritage Center Capital Campaign. Please feel free to contact us.
Our Museum is now open
Friday & Saturday 10:00am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm CST
May through December
100 South Second Street
Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin 53572
The Heritage Center will be a 16,000 square foot interactive, cultural hub in downtown Mount Horeb. Click here for all the news about this exciting project.
June 1, 2014
Announcing our new exhibit
"Barbers and Beauticians"
at the Mount Horeb Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center.
Open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays and 10:00 am to 1:00 pm weekends.
See our Past News Events.
June 22nd 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Wine & Cheese Festival
Enjoy some of our area's delicious and award-winning cheeses along with a suggested pairing of Grumpy Trolls beers and local wines, as we unveil the terrific new Historic Cheese Factories Interactive Map.
(Read about this event from one of the attendees on the Cheese Underground
blog and from the Wisconsin State Journal)
July 17, 2014. New Online Resources:
1. The inclusion of the area Schools, Churches and Cemeteries on our Interactive Map.
2. Listings by township of all the Cheese Factories, Schools, Churches and Cemeteries each with a link to its own webpage. These webpages contain (when available) descriptions, photographs, old plat maps, Google roadside views, and external informative links.
3. An Interactive Map to the Architectural History Facebook Group. You can view most of the sites included in the group in a "bird's eye" view. Clicking on an icon lists information, a link to the site's Facebook group, and (when available) a road view.
Last updated: July, 20, 2014