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South Wood County Historical Museum

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Always Interesting

Always enjoy going into the museum. Learn something knew about Wis. Rapids ever time. If you... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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So much to see

There was so much to see at this museum, and the people working there were very helpful and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Plover, Wisconsin
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy going into the museum. Learn something knew about Wis. Rapids ever time. If you have questions...there is always someone there to answer them or find the answer. Very educational and a nice view of the river and gardens surrounding the museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

There was so much to see at this museum, and the people working there were very helpful and friendly. Highly recommend

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is a small gem of a museum notable for its Grim Natwick/Betty Boop collection, and for its collection devoted to the Central Wisconsin cranberry industry. A converted 19th century mansion on one of the loveliest streets in this small city, with an inviting garden...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

The visit to the South Wood County Historical Museum in December has stayed with me. They converted the entire place for a special holiday-themed exhibition. A floor length evening gown: the skirting was comprised of lights woven into actual green boughs. A toy exhibit was...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

I wanted to come here so many times but it was always closed when I came into town. Then one day I drove by and it was open! I had a lot of fun here. I enjoy history and learning about this area. I spent...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

I had visited the museum as a young man but did not fully appreciate all that was in it at the time. Now I have come to appreciate that place to the fullest extent. The photographs, displays and memorabilia are all quality material worth viewing....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

A long time regular visit for us, events that are held each year are worth the stop for home town flavor.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

We have been to the museum on several occasions. There is a lot of history in the building and it is very well maintained.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Diane S
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Beautiful old building located in the historical area of Wisconsin Rapids downtown by the Wisconsin River.Nice displays...A must see...

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was a great, volunteer run local museum. There are some neat artifacts including old toys, information about the cranberry industry, paper industry. Docents were knowledgeable. The house is beautiful and worth a visit if you have time.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Alishamom
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