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Sauk County Historical Museum

531 4th Ave, Baraboo, WI 53913-2034
+1 608-356-1001
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I went on a whim as I knew that my relatives had come to this area from the old country! What a... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
rex m
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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The Sauk County Historical Museum is housed in the historic Van Orden Mansion in Baraboo which was finished in 1904. The mansion is a time capsule of original finishes and woodwork. The museum includes exhibits on Sauk County history from pre-historic times through the 20th century. Free admission. The historical society also offers research facilities at the nearby Sauk County History Center.
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24 Aug 2017
“Ancestor Cache!!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
531 4th Ave, Baraboo, WI 53913-2034
+1 608-356-1001
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I went on a whim as I knew that my relatives had come to this area from the old country! What a great stop. Found a painted picture of a relative right on the wall of the mansion!! Way too cool!! Then I was told...More

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Elizabeth C
22 September 2017|
Response from rex m | Reviewed this property |
The Museum is open from May to Oct. There is a research building that is open year round.