Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum, Dunn County Historical Society


Museum sign.gif Headquarters of the Dunn County Historical Society, the Heritage Museum interprets the history of Dunn County through its extensive collection of artifacts and new exhibit areas. Located in Menomonie's Wakanda Park near the Wakanda Elementary School, the Lions Club Game Park, and the water park, the facility features a gift shop and new exhibits, including:
  • The Golden Age of American Auto Design:
    The Doane Collection
  • Settlement: pre-historic to present
  • Kraft State Bank Robbery (interactive)
  • Harry Miller -- "King of the Race Car Builders"
  • Tinker Frank -- Kinetic Folk Artist
  • Caddie Woodlawn children's discovery room
  • Lumber and other industries
  • Famous Personalities
  • Victorian Rooms
  • Inventions and Industries
  • Dunn County in the Civil War
  • Woman's Work is Never Done
  • James Huff Stout -- Maker of Models
  • Making a Difference: Robert Swanson and Stout
  • Rivers, Routes, Rails & Roads

Facilities include:

  • Lou and John Russell Auditorium
  • Headquarters for Dunn County Genealogical Society
    and Ranney Family Research Library


Hours and Season


    Summer Hours | May 2011 – Sept. 2011
    Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Winter Hours | Oct. 2011 – Mid-May 2012
    Wednesday through Sunday, Noon – 4 p.m.



    Guided Tours or Education Tours by appointment

    Call 715/232-8685 or e-mail dchs@dunnhistory.org


Admission


    DCHS Members FREE
    Adults $5.00
    Youth 13 - 18 yrs. $3.00
    Children 6-12 yrs. $1.00
    Children 5 and younger Free
    Family Rate $12



Location


    The Heritage Museum is located in Wakanda Park in North Menomonie. From Highway 25 (exit #41 south from I-94) turn east on Pine Avenue and proceed into the park past Wakanda Elementary School and the Water Park. Turn left on Game Park Drive, then left on Wakanda Street.

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General Information


    Heritage Museum
    1820 Wakanda Street
    Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
    (715) 232-8685

    All correspondence to PO Box 437



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Dunn County Historical Society
PO Box 437, Menomonie, WI   USA  54751
(715) 232-8685