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Iron County Hisstorical Society Museum

303 Iron St, Hurley, WI 54534-1356
+1 715-561-2244
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I really found this museum interesting and informative, however my wife is handicapped and there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
05V-Rod
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Hurley,Wisconsin
Informal and Eclectic

Great way to spend a couple hours. Based in a huge old retired courthouse, filled with theme rooms... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Alredytaken
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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303 Iron St, Hurley, WI 54534-1356
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+1 715-561-2244
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really found this museum interesting and informative, however my wife is handicapped and there are a lot of steps.

Thank 05V-Rod
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great way to spend a couple hours. Based in a huge old retired courthouse, filled with theme rooms of articles from the areas past. Had our own tour guide, a very friendly volunteer who had her favorite areas she walked us through. The highlight for...More

Thank Alredytaken
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a real gem for Iron County! Well worth taking the time to learn about the "North Woods Culture". My ancestor's are from here and I found lots more about them. Especially loved the Hurley High School yearbooks from the 1920's, found both my...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to good history of Iron County mining this is the place to go . it has so many old details and artifacts from the mining industry as well as the history before mining and IronCounty

Thank mark s
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

When traveling, we like to go to local museums so this was a must stop for us. Housed in the old county courthouse, this museum has 3 floors of things to see. Something I have not seen before is what the Historical Society has done...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is a treasure of Iron County history. The community and volunteers have worked tirelessly to ensure visitors enjoy their visit, as well as, learn something about the community. I especially enjoy the military room; Iron County has a proud history of military service!...More

Thank 505QueenBee
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

I have a collection of handmade rugs that are created on old looms by volunteers at the Iron County Historical Museum. The rug sales help fund the heating and other operational costs. There are many rooms of things to see, well organized on three levels,...More

Thank aschnllr
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

There is so much to see in 3 floors of history. Make sure you take your time, you don't want to miss anything. From the pictures to the funeral parlor there is something for everyone. Hurley has a great history to explore and learn about...More

Thank Leola M
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Our second visit here, this one was just to visit with the weavers and watch them do their thing, they love to visit with you and talk about weaving. Free but donations are welcome.

Thank cf m
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

so much history to see...very interesting! It is so unique and you can watch the ladies make rugs. A must see!

Thank Bonnie W
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