Museum open July and August : Thurs, Fri, and Sat from 11AM to 3PM

The Land O' Lakes Historical Society

The Land O' Lakes Historical Society has been around for a few years, but as of 2000, we now have our very own museum building. We also have new   motivation to research, exhibit, and preserve Vilas area history.

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Children’s Archaeology Program “Can You Dig It?” - August 6th, 2015
Noted archaeologist,Cindi Stiles; two sessions;, 10 am.-noon, and1-3 p.m. Land O’ Lakes Library. Open to children 6 and older accompanied by an adult;Thursday, August 6. FREE

Art at the Museum: “Trapper” John Reichling - August 20th, 2015
“Trapper” JohnReichling demonstrates woodcarving fish decoy art; 11 am-3 p.m Land O’ Lakes NorthernWaters Museum; Suitable for children and adults; Thursday, August 20, 2015. FREE

Land O’ Lakes Historical Society Open House - August 20th, 2015
Take a Peek at Land O’ Lakes History”, Archives Room, basement of Land O’ LakesTown Hall; noon-4 p.m. Adult Program; Thursday, August 20. FREE

Donaldson Archaeology, September 26, 2015
Cindi Stiles; Donaldson school site/Bear Trap Supper Club;Saturday, September 26, time and fees TBD

Fish Fry and Film Festival: Meet Land O’ Lakes Historic Characters
Bent’s Camp famous fish fry plus historic films; October date and times to be announced. Tickets sold in advance or at the door.*

Current Museum Exhibit

Rods, Reels and Rifles to Reading, Writing, and ‘Rithmetic

The Donaldson School exhibit features a magnificent model of the school created by Wes Geib, local artisan.

Past Museum Exhibit