Museum Closed

To support Wisconsin’s efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, tje Chippewa Valley Museum closed March 16. As a community space we are following the best practices put forth by public health officials. We plan to reopen under the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff, visitors and community. We remain committed to our mission of connecting people to our community and inspiring curiosity by collecting, preserving, and sharing our region’s historical and cultural resources. During this time, we will be engaging with you and our community digitally through our website and social media channels. As we all do our part to contain this outbreak, Chippewa Valley Museum wishes to express our deep appreciation to those in the the fields of health and medicine, especially those on the frontlines of the pandemic. Please feel free to ask questions relating to the history of the Chippewa Valley at, or by connecting with us Facebook.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

    Together Chippewa Valley

    Together Chippewa Valley is a coalition of nonprofits forming to coordinate a response effort to address community needs during the COVID-19 crisis, to raise funds through a first-of-its-kind community-wide fundraising initiative, support each other’s missions, to survive, and to thrive.


    Dear Diary Project

    Diaries have been an important source of information about historic times. Chippewa Valley Museum is hoping you'll keep, and share, a diary in these interesting times.

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    Send Us Questions

    Our exhibits may not be open right now, but feel free to ask us a question about history in the Chippewa Valley. We'll do our best to find an answer, and maybe even share it on social media.

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The Chippewa Valley Museum — a place to ask questions, seek answers and be inspired. We tell stories. Surprising, entertaining, enriching, and authentic stories that illuminate the Chippewa Valley for those near and far, and also help tell the larger story of America.

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