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Uncover the stories of Rusk County
Rusk County has a strong history that's on display in its local museums. Many of the area's communities were established during the heyday of the timber industry, when the woodlands were filled with logging camps and rivers and railroads were the primary means of getting the logs to market.
Take some time to explore Rusk County's museums and historic displays. Learn about the loggers, railroad workers, military veterans and settlers who shaped the communities and landscape you see today.
Bruce Historical Society Museum
View PostBruce Historical Society Museum 45.456986 -91.2709615
E. River Ave.
Ed's Machine Shed-Wisconsin's Plow Museum
View PostEd's Machine Shed-Wisconsin's Plow Museum 45.4729672 -91.0986943
998 E 3rd St N
Ladysmith Area Railroad Displays
View PostLadysmith Area Railroad Displays 45.462559 -91.110425
Rusk County Historical Museum
View PostRusk County Historical Museum 45.4552895 -91.0983048
998 E 3rd St S
Rusk County Visitor Center
View PostRusk County Visitor Center 45.4650648 -91.1111036
205 W. 9th Street S.