Waupun Heritage Museum

22 S Madison St

The Waupun Heritage Museum is located in the old Carnegie Library 22 S Madison st,  Here you will enjoy an array of  artifacts spotlighting the history of Waupun's early settlers and business. 


Our Scavenger Hunt is so much fun, try it today!

here is your first clue.

"A steel tycoon helped build me,

with his love for philanthropy."


When you have the answer, go to the building and scan the QR code for the next clue!


**This building is not handicapped accessible at this time**

Carnegie, Waupun, Historical Society, Library

About us

We are a small team of volunteers dedicated to preserving Waupun's past by telling the story of how our little town connects to the state, the country, and impacts the world.

Research our archives


Waupun Local History

Discover the rich history of  Waupun and the region

Local genealogy and archaeology

Historical documents and photographs


Historical Photography and Art

James C Laird Museum of Local History

Alfred Stanley Johnson II

Photography pioneer

"Tall Tale" postcards

Interactive displays