Bayfield County Wisconsin Historical Museums

The mission of the BCHS is to collaborate with county historical society chapters to educate, preserve, and disseminate Bayfield County history.

BCHS is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Barnes Wisconsin Historical Museum
Cable Namakagon Museum
Cornucopia Wisconsin Green Shed Historical Museum
Drummond Wisconsin Historical Museum
Eileen Wisconsin Historical Society
Bayfield County Fair Exhibit
Bayfield County Fair Exhibit
Bayfield County Fair Exhibit - First Prize
Bayfield County Fair Exhibit - First Prize

2024 BCHS Museum Events


Oulu Cultural & History Center

Oulu Fest
Saturday, September 21, 2024

Sunday, May 4 - May Day Celebration at the White Winter Winery in Iron River - Noon to 3pm
Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day Event
Saturday, June 22, Noon-4pm - Midsummer/Juhannus Fest
June 17-21 & July 15-19 - Summer School Sessions
Wednesday, July 26 - Finnish Tori*
Saturday, September 21 - Oulu Fest/Raffle/Food/Fun

More information to come!

See Oulu Cultural & History Center for more information


Mason Area Historical Society

Upcoming Events

Saturday & Sunday, June 29-30, 2024 - Mason Days

Click to download Mason Days 2024 Poster

Mason Days 2024 - Poster Mason, WI


Port Wing Area Historical Society

2024 July 4th Weekend Community Event 
Saturday, July 6 - 9-3
Sunday, July 7 - 9-1

Port Wing Town Hall

Port Wing Historical Society
for more information


Barnes Area Historical Association (BAHA)

Saturday, July 27, 2024 - 9am-5pm
Raffle - Silent Auction - BINGO - Great Food

See Barnes Area Historical Association (BAHA) for more information


Washburn Area Historical Society


Washburn Area Museum
Second Annual Charity Fundraiser Golf Scramble
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Lake Superior View Golf Course, Washburn
Cost: $35 includes 9 holes of golf, cart & lunch

See Washburn Area Historical Society for more information

Books for sale from
the Eileen Area Historical Society

EAHS Books for Sale

EAHS The Barns of Eileen with color photos is currently available for purchase for $15 plus $5 for postage if mailed,
EAHS Town of Eileen Remembered: Family Histories of Town Residents - Past and Present is available for $10 plus $5 if mailed.

Contact the Hnaths ( or 715-746-2572) or the Setzkes ( or 715- 682-5767) if you are interested.

Mason Wisconsin Historical Society
Oulu Wisconsin Historical Society
Port Wing Wisconsin Heritage Hall Museum
Washburn Wisconsin Cultural Center
Iron River Wisconsin - Western Bayfield County Historical Museum