Sawyer County
Historical Society
Preserving the Heritage of Sawyer County, Wisconsin

Museum Directions

The Sawyer County Historical Museum is located on Highway B in Hayward, Wisconsin. The museum is open year round with hours that vary seasonally. For directions, please click here.

Museum Exhibits

The Sawyer County Historical Museum contains numerous exhibits spanning the history of Sawyer County and the Hayward area. From Ojibwe Culture to military service, there's something on display for those of all ages. For more information about exhibits, please click here.

Welcome to Sawyer County Historical Society

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Step Back in Time

The business and purpose of the Sawyer County Historical Society is to preserve, advance and disseminate knowledge of the history of the Sawyer County area and to collect materials and artifacts relating to the history of the Sawyer County, Wisconsin, area.

In order to do that, donations of pictures and artifacts are always welcome. Pictures can be scanned and your original document returned. Call the museum at (715) 634-8053 to see if your items are needed and to make arrangements for their donation to the museum.

Visit the Sawyer County Historical Museum year round. We're located east on Highway B in Hayward, Wisconsin. Click here for directions. Our museum is open from noon until 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, June 1 through September 30. Winter hours are in effect from October 1 through May 31, Thursdays only from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The museum is handicap accessible.

Admission to the museum is free, but donations are gladly accepted. To make a donation, send a check to the Sawyer County Historical Society, P.O. Box 384, Hayward, WI 54843, or drop your donation into the museum replica box when you visit.

Sawyer County Historical Society Annual Meeting

Program presented by Dick Gillis, Vern Inhoff and Jack Moreland reminiscing about Hayward early days.

Sherman and Ruth Weiss Library meeting room
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7 p.m.