Mercer Area Historical Society

Enter into an authentic railroad depot and take a step back in time. Here you will find books, artifacts, pictures and vintage clothing of Mercer since it was established in 1894. Mercer became organized as a town in 1908. The Depot Museum is open weekends only from Memorial Day weekend until the 3rd weekend in June; thereafter it is open daily through Labor Day weekend and after Labor Day only on the weekends again through the end of September. Every year they have an Easter Bake Sale on the saturday before Easter from 9am to 2pm

Hours of Operation

June: Fri & Sat 10am-2pm. July and August: Mon-Sat 10am-2pm. Sept. Fri & Sat 10am-2pm.


Turn right on to Lakeview Avenue from Highway 51 in downtown Mercer (Citgo Station on the corner). Depot Museum is at the end of the street.


  • Disabled Access

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History