Dunn County Historical Society: Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum
Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum, Dunn County Historical Society

Museum sign.gif The Rassbach Museum tells intriguing, ever-changing stories of an area of Wisconsin with a long and rich history — from the mound builders of a thousand years ago to Dunn County’s friendly communities of today. And our Fulton’s Workshop is an interactive space for people of all ages to learn, marvel and make. Located in Menomonie's Wakanda Park near the Wakanda Elementary School, the Lions Club Game Park, and the water park, the facility features a museum store and exhibits, including:
  • The Golden Age of American Auto Design: The Doane Collection
  • Settlement: pre-historic to present
  • Kraft State Bank Robbery
  • Prohibition: Wets vs Drys in Dunn County
  • Caddie Woodlawn children's room
  • Victorian Rooms
  • Dunn County in the Civil War
  • Making Meaning: An object can tell many stories
  • On the Farm
  • Curious Machines

Facilities include:

  • Lou and John Russell Auditorium
  • Fulton and Edna Holtby Hall
  • Headquarters for Dunn County Genealogical Society
    and Ranney Family Research Library


Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
by appointment during COVID-19 response.

Guided Tours or Education Tours by appointment

Call 715/232-8685 or e-mail dchs@dunnhistory.org


    DCHS Members FREE
    Adults $5
    Kids 5 - 17 yrs. $3
    Maximum Family Rate $12
    Teachers, Military and Veterans Free


    The Rassbach Museum is located in Wakanda Park in North Menomonie. From Highway 25 (exit #41 south from I-94) turn east on Pine Avenue and proceed into the park past Wakanda Elementary School and the Water Park. Turn left on Game Park Drive, then left on John Russell Road.

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General Information

    Rassbach Museum
    1820 John Russell Road (formerly Wakanda Street)
    Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
    (715) 232-8685

    All correspondence to PO Box 437

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Dunn County Historical Society
PO Box 437, Menomonie, WI   USA  54751
(715) 232-8685