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

  • 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...

  • 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.  Thanks to our many bakers, our featured baker, our musicians,...

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

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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