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

  • On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the guns of World War I were finally silenced.  It was the A...

  • Come to the Strawberry Shortcake Social on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 1 to 4 PM at the Larson House Museum, 6003 Exchan...

  • Since January, 2018, seven men have been resorting a century-old, double-pointed rowboat donated to the McFarland Histor...

  • 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 ...

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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