McFarland Historical Society

The McFarland Historical Society offers a well-curated Museum, Norwegian log cabin, and an annex featuring early farming displays located at 5814 Main Street in McFarland. The recently restored historic Larson House Museum is a short walk away at 6003 Exchange Street.

The museum and historic house are open to the public every Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 PM from Memorial Day through September.  Group tours can be arranged by appointment with Dale Marsden at 608-838-3992 for the Museum, log cabin and annex, and with Jane Licht at 608-838-8178 for the Larson House Museum.

The Society offers publications on various aspects of local history, special educational events, and lively annual meetings in March.

Latest News

  • We are very pleased that Michael Edmonds will be our guest speaker at the annual meeting.  He will present “Warriors, Sa...

  • The Larson House Museum is open in December The Larson House Museum at 6003 Exchange Street, McFarland WI will be decora...

  • The 2017 McFarland Chocolate Fest held at the Madison Curling Club in McFarland on October 7 was delightful, dreamy and ...

  • The 2017 Strawberry Shortcake Social held June 18 was a huge success.  Homemade shortcake piled high with freshly picked...

  • The McFarland Historical Society’s Annual meetings are always lively with good speakers and interesting reports.  ...

  • The Strawberry Shortcake Social will be held in 2017 on the lawn of the Larson House Museum at 6003 Exchange Street in M...

Video History

Memorial Day 1962

McFarland Santa 1961

A Wedding

Easter Egg Hunt 1963

Grass Fire May 1963

Edwards Park 1968

Past Exhibits

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