What's New

What's New

Join your friends on a bus tour of historic taverns in Wausau!

Posted: 04/03/2019

Get your tickets now for the bus tour of six historic taverns on Wausau's west side!

Wisconsin Remembers exhibit travels to Wausau

Posted: 03/28/2019

MCHS is proud to host the traveling exhibit Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name. We hope you will take time to visit and honor these Wisconsin residents who fought and died during the Vietnam War.

A fun donation!

Posted: 12/11/2018

A childhood collection of books from the 1930s and '40s recently was donated to the Historical Society. What were you reading as a child?

1892 Courthouse lights return

Posted: 12/06/2018

A special donation returned antique light fixtures to Wausau.

WI 101: Check out this coat!

Posted: 11/21/2018

Another of our objects is featured in the Wisconsin 101 online museum!

History Speaks: Our 2019 topics are set!

Posted: 11/07/2018

Our popular History Speaks series continues into 2019, with topics that range from downtown Wausau's side streets to local music makers, from therapeutic gardens to victory celebrations after World War II, from women leaders to Puerto Rico, and many others. Mark your calendars today for your favorite topics!

Woodson History Center Gets New Roof

Posted: 01/03/2019

The Historical Society has a new roof on the 1962 addition of the Woodson History Center. 

Dairy exhibit shows development of that industry

Posted: 05/29/2018

See how Marathon County's rural areas became thriving dairy farms in our newest exhibit, Milking Time: Evolution of the Dairy Industry in Marathon County. 

After Hours tours now available

Posted: 06/26/2018

It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, club members or family. What to do? Consider a unique evening (or other special time) at the Yawkey House Museum!

Rural Electrification exhibit is open through November 2019

Posted: 05/09/2017

We invite everyone to visit our newest exhibit to see how electricity moved into rural areas of Marathon County in the 1930s and '40s, and how life changed when it did.

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