Welcome to the Stoughton

Historical Society Museum


Museum CroppedThe mission of the Stoughton Historical Society is to bring together those interested in Stoughton's history, and to collect, preserve and display objects and documents that illustrate that history. The Historical Society is a volunteer-run self-supporting not-for-profit organization.The Stoughton Historical Society was organized in 1960 and is a public charity 501 (c)(3).

Our Museum is open Saturdays, 11:00pm to 3:00pm during the summer from Syttende Mai weekend in mid-May to Labor Day. 
We are located at 324 S. Page Street, Stoughton, WI. 
Suggested donation: $2.00 per person.

We welcome you to step inside this 1858 Greek Revival former church to view our displays illustrating Stoughton area history.  We can also schedule private group tours if you are unable to visit us during our regular hours.  Call 608-873-4797 and leave a message.  The 2016 featured exhibit is "Stoughton's Victorian Homes". 


  • Military History
  • 1925 Fire Truck, built in Stoughton
  • Norwegian Folk Craft
  • Luke Stoughton Family artifacts
  • Victorian Era Dresses
  • Antique dolls and toys


  • Doctors Office
  • School
  • General Store
  • Old Kitchen
  • Living Room

If you are not able to visit us in person, take a virtual tour through our museum to view many of our displays.
We invite you to visit us soon!

Visit One of Our Locations

Museum: Open Saturdays 11:00-3:00 mid-May to Labor Day


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