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Iron County Historical Museum

Favorite 303 Iron St - Hurley, WI 54534
Information: 715-561-2244

Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10am-2pm

Three floors of intriguing, nostalgic, and educational exhibits - including logging, mining, farming, weaving, clothing, home furnishings, and an interesting library of books, pictures, and maps.
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Wisconsin History
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Museum serves as a major recycling center for fabrics
  • Volunteers take in tons of fabric annually and create hand-woven rag rugs, which are sold for primary revenue for museum
  • Museum is a designated Wisconsin Heritage area and sponsors the Paavo Nurmi Marathon
  • Open year-round with free admission, museum is a major repository of documents and artifacts
  • Educational opportunities are provided for visitors