1. Serve as a safe
repository for historic Sauk County materials.
2. Provide structured
public access to historic resources through a research facility, museum exhibits
and traveling displays.
3. Preserve and
maintain SCHS properties including two significant historic buildings and three
Native American heritage sites, including the only man-shaped effigy mound in
4. Teach citizens and
visitors to Sauk county respect and appreciation for the varied lives of people
who have gone before us—both in recent times
and in pre-historic cultures, and
how they shaped our world.
understanding of Sauk
County’s unique history and culture, including nationally important people,
events, and landmarks.
6. Teach children how
to use first hand historic documents to make observations about people and events and engage them
around history with interactive, hands on displays.
Address: P.O. Box 651, Baraboo, WI 53913
Museum Location: 531 4th Ave., Baraboo
Hours: 12-4:00, Fri & Sat -- Phone: 608-356-1001
Museum open May through October
History Center Location: 900 2nd Ave, Baraboo
Hours: 12 - 4 pm Wed Through Sat
History Center open year-round