"Hollywood Midwest" - Bill Rebane Exhibit
Come and have a look at the Giant Spider used in the movie "The Great Spider Invasion"

The Museum will be CLOSED until Friday, December 9th
Due to Staffing issues


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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We are open to the public for research and exhibits. Our open hours 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 merrillpast@gmail.com.


Donation Amount

Please add the Memorial Information here and click the button to submit your information and enter your payment.

Thank you for supporting the Merrill Historical Society.


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