Portage County Historical Society Museums

The Society currently operates four museums. The three buildings and Heritage Park present a view of Portage County as it was dating back to 1851.

See our Map to Museums for directions.

Beth Israel Synagogue
1475 Water St.
Stevens Point Wi

Open from Memorial Day thru Labor Day each Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Besides displaying religious artifacts, we also have an historic display. Special tours can be arranged by calling 715-600-4930 or contacting us.

Rising Star Mill

Located in Nelsonville Wi, the Mill hosts several music concerts each year. All profits generated are applied to the restoration and maintenance of the Rising Star Mill. The Mill is available to rent for meetings and other activities.

Heritage Park

Located on the corner of Willow and Washington Street in Plover (next to RR tracks and east of Bus. Hwy 51) this park is open from Memorial Day thru Labor Day each Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Special tours can be arranged by calling 715-600-4930 or contacting us.

Currently, 9 buildings (oldest ca 1851) and a caboose depict life in Portage County. The Church Museum also houses an historic display.


Historic Fire House No.2
1949 Strongs Ave
Stevens Point Wi

Open from Memorial Day thru Labor Day each Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM. This is the oldest surviving municipal building in Stevens Point. The Society acquired this building in April 2006. This building will house our large collection of fire fighting equipment.

 

     

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