A must-see for lovers of Mid-Victorian architecture and local history! Travel back in time as you enter the restored 1880 mansion of Wisconsin’s third governor – William Henry Upham.
See elegant Victorian furniture and enjoy the Heritage Rose Garden behind the mansion. The 32 varieties of roses in the garden are among the oldest, most beautiful roses in the world, with origins dating back to 200 A.D. at the time of the Roman Empire. The garden is open June through September. Listed on the Local, State, and National Register of Historic Places, the mansion also serves as the center for the North Wood County Historical Society exhibits, activities, and local history research. Guided group tours are available by appointment. Families and groups are welcome and free street parking is available nearby.
Admission is $2 for adults, children are free.
Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays: 1:30pm-4pm
Upham House Re-opens for Tours
The Governor W.H. Upham House has re-opened for tours by appointment. Tour hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1:30-4 pm. For the safety of our staff and tour guides, tour groups are limited to 6 people and we do request that visitors please wear a mask. Please call the North Wood County Historical Society office (715.387.3322) to schedule your tour!
Go behind the scenes of the Upham Mansion, with a video tour of artifacts not usually on display to the public: