Merrill Historical Society
History & Culture Center

Bringing Generations Together


The Historical Society maintains a museum on 2 floors of the History & Culture Center. There are both permanent and temporary exhibits and displays. Please stop in and visit the museum. Go to the Exhibits Page for more information.


We have an extensive document archive of local materials and photographs, along with City Directories and reference books. Please make an appointment if you are interested in information on something specific so we can find the materials ahead of time for you.

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Railroad Library

The area railroad club members have put together an extensive library of reference materials, including several railroad magazines, maps, artifacts, and books. Call ahead if you have some specific information or railroad you are researching.

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There is road construction on Third Street that blocks off access to our building. We are continue to be OPEN during the following hours. Take Fifth or Sixth Street to Logan Avenue, turn left, and then proceed through the Our Saviour's Church Parking Lot to reach our building. 

We are currently open to the public for research and exhibits. Our open hours for July and August, 2022, are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 AM to 1 PM. We are also open by appointment if these times do not work for your visit. The Board of Directors have recommended wearing masks when in the building.

If you have questions, or need something outside of our open hours you may leave a message on the answering machine, 715-536-5652, or email

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Thank you for supporting the Merrill Historical Society.


  • 100 E. Third Street, Merrill, Wisconsin, United States
  • During Third Street road construction, take Sixth Street to Logan, turn left, and proceed through Our Saviour's Church parking lot.

Merrill Historical Society in a non-profit that operates the History & Culture Center, a Museum with exhibits focused on the Merrill Area and a research center for local photographs and information.

Click here to access a portion of the Merrill Historical Society Photo and Document Collection.

Click here for more photos and information.