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Driftless Books & Music

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Touring SW Wisconsin

We have seen the Driftless Books & Music advertised and it looked like an interesting place to... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
A Book-Lover's Used Bookstore

If this bookstore/concert venue was in my neighborhood, I might never leave it. Driftless Books... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Established in 2004 Driftless Books and music has grown to be one of the largest and most enjoyable Book Stores in the Midwest. With selections from 9 US bookstores which we have acquired in part or in full. Offering great books in all fields, and a...more
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518 Walnut St, Viroqua, WI 54665-1425
+1 608-638-2665
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have seen the Driftless Books & Music advertised and it looked like an interesting place to visit. We were not disappointed. You must see the collection of books on any subject you can think of. There are many different collections to look at or...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

If this bookstore/concert venue was in my neighborhood, I might never leave it. Driftless Books and Music is housed in a converted tobacco warehouse in the unlikely location of a residential neighborhood of Viroqua. Customers enter the store through a series of rooms that look...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

I was very excited to visit Driftless books, but sadly the hype was much better than reality. When we got there we discovered a store that is poorly lit, making it hard to see their stock and somewhat randomly organized. It seems like that when...More

Thank BadgerTripper
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Three floors of treasures. Much higher quality material than an average used book store. Much serendipity. I spent 90 minutes just reading the ephemera on the walls. Wish we lived closer!

Thank Rory M
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We heard about this from a small folk band, Rough and Tumble, so made it a must see stop on our Wisconsin vacation. It is a bit off the beaten path but well worth the effort to find and enjoy. While we were in Viroqua...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed August 13, 2017

One of Southwest Wisconsin's hidden treasures. Tens of thousands of books covering virtually any topic in a unique historic environment. Reminds us of the bookstores in book-lovers' Mecca Hay-on-Wye in Wales. Fabulous LP collection, too. And if you happen in at the right time, you...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Remember book stores? Don't get me wrong, I love Amazon.com. But do you remember the thrill of finding a book, the thoughts and words of another human being, immortalized, present whether you were there to appreciate them or not, like a treasure buried in the...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed July 30, 2017

The most beautiful place. I could disappear in there for days, lost between the faint stinging smell of old books and the earthy sounds muffled in my ears behind towers of words that ache to be read. Music and people laughing, this place is always...More

Thank eyeMreh
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

This second hand book store in a former railroad adjacent tobacco warehouse has an incredible selection of books and also offers live music on the weekends. This was our second trip to Viroqua. We made a Scandic folk show at Driftless Books our excuse to...More

Thank potte129
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Whether Viroqua is your destination, or you're just passing through town, Driftless Books & Music is a must visit. With something for literally everyone, the book selection, both contemporary and vintage, is awe-inspiring. The aisles are arranged in a way that allows you to peruse...More

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