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 to mid 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

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

  • Our Chocolate Fest event has really gained in popularity.  We ran out of champagne and nearly ran out of chocolate!  But...

  • We invite you to join us in an exciting new project for the McFarland, Wisconsin, area community. This project, an addit...

  • Board members Dale Marsden, Dick Kohl, Don Peterson, Bob Kolek and Wes Licht planned and constructed a new 1920’s ...

  • Thanks to all who decorated the Larson House Museum, to those who hosted and gave tours, played the piano, prepared good...

  • Thanks to Eagle Scouts for building our herb garden, pergola and brick floor for the pergola.  Thanks to the Larson Hous...

Video History

Memorial Day 1962

McFarland Santa 1961

A Wedding

Easter Egg Hunt 1963

Grass Fire May 1963

Edwards Park 1968

Past Exhibits

Sign up for our newsletter and to receive notifications about upcoming events.

We promise we won’t spam you. No email overload. Ever.