Luck Area Historical Society and Museum

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The Luck Historical Museum has information and artifacts from the town’s history. It is also headquarters of the Polk County Genealogical Society that helps interested visitors find information on their family’s past.

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Programs are on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Luck Area Historical Museum or as announced.

Our in house programs are on hold temporarily due to Covid 19

Remember: what happens at the museum is up to what our members and volunteers decide to do! You are always invited to come and help out with your ideas!

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Current Exhibits and Events

Programs are on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Luck Area Historical Museum or as announced.


April 19th & 21 at 6:00 on Zoom Dr Don Grossnickle author -speaking event on his book : My Maja: A Grandson's Tribute (book available on Amazon $14.95)- event co- sponsored by Polk County WisconsinGenealogy Society Session 1 Assembling and organizing your family history. Choosing a plan and process of personal storytelling. Steps to build a legacy and move forward from a collection of photos to a cohesive family history which may not be complete but a project that conveys a message.

Session 2 (April 21) Tribute: Using My Maja-A Grandson’s Tribute, a published book about a Swedish immigrant widow survivor of America’s Great Depression, the author shares life lessons derived from 21 years of his grandmother’s stories. Finding a steamer trunk containing a lifetime of photos and archives presented the author with a challenge to reconstruct and share a life that was full of adversity and uncommon resilience.

May 18 - International Museum Day – More information coming

June – Dairy Month at the museum and Hanne Ravnholt Pavilion – Co Sponsored with Countryside Cooperative/Cenex in Luck

July – New Nordic Cuisine

July 17 Aebleskiver Breakfast! 7:30-11 (or we run out) Outside seating or take out.

September 2 Speaker event at Unity Auditorium – Co-Sponsored by Luck Museum, Polk County Museum, St Croix Falls Historical Society, Osceola Historical Society, Clear Lake Museum and Amery Historical Society and Eureka/Sterling Historical Society

November – Christmas Village and Santa Express

Free Classic Movies!

FREE with Free Popcorn. Cushioned seating! At the giant screen theater in the Museum. See our Facebook page for details. Summer schedule 1st Friday 7 pm May - October. Winter: First Friday Matinee each Month -- November thru April -- 1 pm:

May 2nd - Love Finds -1938

June 4th - Grand Hotel - 1932

July 2nd – Modern Times-1936

Temporarily suspended : 4th Monday the Polk County Genealogical Society programs 1 pm -- check the Polk County Wisconsin Genealogical Society Facebook page or the local newspaper for details each month. No programs Jan – March. Email for research online

Free Entrance -- Museum Hours We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11:00-3:30 and first Saturday each month 10:00-1:00 Email for updates.

  • Thank you to our sponsors St Croix Valley Hardwood for sponsorship of the Duncan YoYo wall exhibit and Theresa Tihanyi of Edward Jones of Luck for sponsoring our quarterly newsletter.
  • Edward Jones Financial St Croix Valley Hardwoods

  • Additional Sponsors
  • Land O Lakes Dicks Market

  • Waynes Foods Countryside

  • Copy Shop Royal Credit Union

  • Albert Victor Ravenholt Fund
  • Pass Trucking and Landscaping Dresser Wisconsin
  • Thrivent Financial Luck WI
  • Norden Folk Eau Claire
  • Hugh J Andersen Foundation
  • Thank you RCU for sponsoring our new current events easel
  • Wayne's Foods