Museum at the Portage

Museum at the Portage was established to showcase displays relevant to the history of the city, with the Historical Society as its steward and the force behind a continuing effort to honor the rich history of this third oldest city in the State of Wisconsin. The Museum highlights the historic sites in the city and the surrounding areas. Included in the permanent collection and display area are items from historical events such as: Native American Settlements, Fort Winnebago (1828-1845), Indian Agency House, Surgeons Quarters and the Portage Canal and many more.

Hours of Operation

March thru mid-December Thursday & Saturday 1pm-4pm.


Located in downtown Portage.


  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Military Heritage
  • Transportation Heritage
  • Wisconsin History