Hixon House

View Website Favorite 429 N 7th St - La Crosse, WI 54601
Information: 608-784-9080

Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-2pm (last tour leaves at 2pm).

The Hixon House (1859), listed on the National Register of Historic Places is owned by the La Crosse Historical Society. This Italianate-style residence built for lumber baron Gideon Hixon, offers visitors an authentic glimpse into the Victorian lifestyle. The house contains one of the few remaining "Turkish Nooks" in the country, a space designed to evoke an oriental atmosphere. Beautiful woodwork, original furnishings and charming gardens make the tour a truly enjoyable experience for young and old a like.

  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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