Wisconsin Historical Society

Resource Description

Local Historical Affiliate Directory

Societies and Museums Affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society

Wisconsin Local Historical Societies Directory | Wisconsin Historical Society


The Local Affiliate Directory provides information about over 400 local affiliates of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The directory also lists museums, archives, historic preservation organizations, hours, directions and contact information.

NEW! Site Finder (using Google maps) courtesy of the Wisconsin Council for Local History available online here.

Note: Please call or email the local society before visiting the address listed in the directory. In some cases, addresses indicate the physical location of the society. Many societies, however, do not own buildings and the address only represents an officer contact or post office box.

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Download the Directory

Download a PDF of the directory to see all Wisconsin local historical affiliates listed by county.

Note: File an Annual Report to Update Your Listing

Local affilates are required to file an annual report, which is used to update the Local Historical Affiliate Directory. After January 1, 2018 local affiliates are able to access the 2017 Annual Report filing system on-line.

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Have Questions?

Use the email address below to learn more about local historical societies or museums in Wisconsin. If you are an affiliate and have an update for the directory, please send us the information.