2nd Street Community Center (Lower Level) — 211 East 2nd Street — Marshfield, WI 54449 — 715-384-5867

Welcome to the Marshfield Heritage Museum!

"History of Marshfield" Exhibit Now Open

Travel through time by exploring a wide variety of Marshfield-related displays. Free and open to the public Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy the "Lest We Forget" military exhibit alongside many others including the Great Marshfield Fire, Theater History, School of Nursing, Roddis clothing, agriculture and more.

"Walk down the streets of time in Marshfield." - Marshfield Heritage Museum

Thank you for visiting the official website of Marshfield's Heritage Museum. Throughout this site you will find a variety of highlights and information about our organization and its initiatives, past and present events and exhibits, Wisconsin historical resources, and more.

We invite you to stop by the 2nd Street Community Center (lower level) in person during our open hours for a visual tour of Marshfield's past.

(The "History of Marshfield" exhibit is currently open Wed. & Sat. from 1:30-4:30 p.m. CST).

Current Exhibit: "History of Marshfield" Military Display

Portrait of Soldiers

Start with a walk through a recreation of the log cabin that served as the city’s first hotel.

Additional exhibits available for study including one on the "Great Marshfield FIre," St. Joseph's School of Nursing, agriculture, theater history, hobos, Roddis clothing and more.

Also prominant throughout the museum is the "Lest We Forget" military exhibit, which ties Marshfield into historic events and remembers the fallen. The history and stories of those we are indebted to for that freedom. From the Civil War story of Governor Upham and others, to Afghanistan, you will discover the willingness of our men to serve.

Proposed Future Displays and Exhibits

  • Fred Beell - Sports
  • Schools
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Agriculture
  • Marshfield City Hall / Government
  • Newspapers
  • Great Mrashfield Fire
  • Laird Legacy
  • WDLB
  • Upham Years
  • Excerpts from Great Depression
  • Louie Rivers Log Cabin
  • Hobo Jungle
  • Adler Story
  • Early Marshfield Businesses
  • Roddis Story / Clothing Display
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Railroads

If there are questions, please call 715-387-5867.

Marshfield Heritage Museum

Historical exhibits are put on display inside the lower level of the 2nd Street Community Center in order to help illustrate exactly how Marshfield residents were affected by major historic events.

"If we don't know where we came from...we don't know where we're going!"