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Are you working on a family tree? Researching your home? Curious and want to dig deeper into a local story? Perhaps we can help.

The museum staff can conduct research, or you can come to the museum by appointment and conduct research yourself. Appointment times will depend on staff availability. The museum archivist will help you locate the information you’re looking for and provide copy services.

Contact the archivist with any questions at or 715-232-8685.

Research and Collection Use Guidelines 

  • By appointment only, Tuesday through Friday from 11 am to 4:30 pm.

  • A fee of $10 per hour for members & $15 for non-members will be assessed for research conducted by museum staff.

  • Society members and all students may conduct their own on-site research for free.


Research fees help support our ongoing preservation efforts. 

Membership starts at just $30 for an individual.



Dunn County Genealogical Society

The Dunn County Genealogical Society was organized in 1993 to collect and preserve the records and history of area settlers. The Genealogical Society's headquarters and library is located at the Rassbach Museum. DCGS assists members with the "how-to's" of family history research with an emphasis on materials available in the library. Resources include:

  • Dunn County marriage announcements

  • extensive obituary files

  • family histories

  • genealogy books and forms

  • yearbooks

  • plat books

  • cemetery tombstone records

  • issues of The Dunn County News, as far back as 1864

  • and much more.

Visitors are welcome to use the library on Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. There are small fees associated with research and photocopying documents. 

For more information:

Dunn County Genealogical Society

PO Box 633 

Menomonie, WI   54751

715-232-8685  Please ask for Genealogy

Helpful Resource Links

Local Histories Online

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