Monroe County Local History Room and Museum

The Monroe County Local History Room and Museum (MCLHR) collects, preserves, and shares the history of Monroe County and its people. MCLHR’s purpose is to tell the story of Monroe County and its people, as experienced yesterday and today in an interesting and engaging way. MCLHR is dedicated to documenting Monroe County life in all periods through collecting artifacts, documents, photographs, and genealogical resources. MCLHR shares its collections with the public through the Monroe County Museum, Research Library, and educational programming.

Hours of Operation

The Monroe County Local History Room Museum & Library are open daily, Monday through Saturday. Mon–Fri 9-4:30. Sat 10-4:30. First Thur of each month 9-9pm.

Directions

take I-90 to Sparta/Melvina exit #25. Turn left onto Hwy. 27. Head north on Hwy 27 until you reach the intersection with Hwy 16/Wisconsin St. Turn right onto Hwy 16/Wisconsin St. Proceed on Hwy 16/Wisconsin St. until you reach Court St. Turn left onto Court St. Stay on Court St. for five blocks, bringing you to the intersection of Court St. and Main St. The Monroe County Local History Room is located at 200 West Main St.

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History