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Iron County Hisstorical Society Museum

303 Iron St, Hurley, WI 54534-1356
+1 715-561-2244
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History buffs delight!

This is a real gem for Iron County! Well worth taking the time to learn about the "North Woods... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Quaint and informative

If you want to good history of Iron County mining this is the place to go . it has so many old... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
mark s
Barrington, Illinois
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303 Iron St, Hurley, WI 54534-1356
+1 715-561-2244
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a real gem for Iron County! Well worth taking the time to learn about the "North Woods Culture". My ancestor's are from here and I found lots more about them. Especially loved the Hurley High School yearbooks from the 1920's, found both my...More

Thank JnRF973
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to good history of Iron County mining this is the place to go . it has so many old details and artifacts from the mining industry as well as the history before mining and IronCounty

Thank mark s
Reviewed 27 August 2016

When traveling, we like to go to local museums so this was a must stop for us. Housed in the old county courthouse, this museum has 3 floors of things to see. Something I have not seen before is what the Historical Society has done...More

1  Thank Kare4Ever
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is a treasure of Iron County history. The community and volunteers have worked tirelessly to ensure visitors enjoy their visit, as well as, learn something about the community. I especially enjoy the military room; Iron County has a proud history of military service!...More

Thank 505QueenBee
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I have a collection of handmade rugs that are created on old looms by volunteers at the Iron County Historical Museum. The rug sales help fund the heating and other operational costs. There are many rooms of things to see, well organized on three levels,...More

Thank aschnllr
Reviewed 28 April 2016

There is so much to see in 3 floors of history. Make sure you take your time, you don't want to miss anything. From the pictures to the funeral parlor there is something for everyone. Hurley has a great history to explore and learn about...More

Thank Leola M
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Our second visit here, this one was just to visit with the weavers and watch them do their thing, they love to visit with you and talk about weaving. Free but donations are welcome.

Thank cf m
Reviewed 15 September 2015

so much history to see...very interesting! It is so unique and you can watch the ladies make rugs. A must see!

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A great place to tour to find out the history of the iron ore mines & lumber industry of Northern Wisconsin & the U.P. of Michigan. Also Hurley, WI.'s famous Silver St. where there were hundreds of bars in just several blocks & places where...More

Thank VicCalore
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I have been at this museum before and I even wrote a review earlier but it is so wonderful and the employees are so nice that I had to take the time and write another review. This has something for everyone! It has a great...More

Thank DonandLisaFromUSA
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