Logo design by Evelyn Larson, 2000

The Thoreson House Museum maintains the history and archives of the Westby area.  Through our collection of artifacts and documents, we preserve the history for all area residents, visitors and future generations.  

Services


The Westby Area Historical Society usually meets the first Monday of every month at 5:30 pm. Check the President's Message in case there is a change!     

Thoreson House Museum

Our Mission

  • Tours - 1892 Thoreson House Museum
  • Genealogical assistance
  • Outreach programs to local organizations & schools
  • Oral interviews
  • Research help with library & photo archives

The Westby Area Historical Society is an educational organization that responsibly collects, preserves, promotes and communicates the history, culture and heritage of the Westby, WI area for current and future generations.


WAHS provides many services and programs.  The following are just a few of  the activities we are planning.

News


Summer Hours!


On Saturdays, starting June 9, the Thoreson House Museum will be open for

tours and various events during the summer months.

Please mark your calendars now! 

Be sure to join us to see the collection and have some fun!


June 9 - Open House from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

June 22 - Open House from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

July 14 - Set Up Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

July 29 - Sweet Rides and Sweet Pies from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

August 11 - Open House from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

August 25 - Open House from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.