Welcome to the Palmyra Historical Society

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and state guidelines, our museum is closed and all events are canceled until further notice. This includes the cancellation of the Student Art Show. Please also allow additional time for us to respond to any emails or phone calls as there will be nobody working in the office. Please contact us via our Facebook page for a quicker response if you need it. We will post again at a later date when we have more information. Thank you for your understanding, and we all hope that you stay healthy during this time.

The Turner Museum and Carlin House are currently closed for the season.

You've made a great decision to come and visit us!

We're celebrating the Palmyra Historical Society and Carlin House Museum's 40th Year with over 170 years of history!

112 N. 3rd Street, Palmyra, WI 53156P.O. Box 265262-495-2412info@palmyrahistorical.org
Open Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM1st Weekend in May through 1st Weekend in December


Check out some of our current and upcoming exhibits! From the historic Carlin House, to the modern Turner Museum, the Palmyra Historical Society is filled with information from our past that we want to share with you! Come on in and take a guided tour of Palmyra's History.

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The Enterprise Collection

The Palmyra Historical Society is proud to have an archive of every single The Enterprise newspaper dating from 1874 to the present day. Come on in to take a look whenever we are open. We are happy to guide you to the paper that you are looking for!

Newsletter Archive

For archived newsletters (from 1980 through Winter 2016) that you can read online or print and read at home, click here. Newsletters from Spring, 2016 to the present are available to society members. Want to become a member and get the latest news from the Palmyra Historical Society? Contact us and we'll tell you how you can join our growing number of supporters, to whom we extend a heartfelt thank you.


Would your group like an exclusive tour of the Carlin House and Turner Museum? Or would you like to use our public space for a special event? Contact us with your request.

Social Media

Be sure to check us out on Facebook to see posts about our upcoming events!