The Tower Heritage Center
Where Washington County’s Stories Come Alive!
Discover the many ways The Tower Heritage Center connects you to our history and to one another.
historic sites & attractions
1889 Courthouse Museum
This historical museum and landmark is an architectural masterpiece housing heritage-based activities, education programs, preservation services, museum exhibits, event rental space, and public archives with over 30,000 artifacts…. More
1886 Jailhouse Museum
Stories of capture, escape and life in a sheriff’s family are told in a rare historic jail that survives today…. More
Summer of Discoveries: State Signs & Symbols
Test your knowledge of the signs and symbols of Wisconsin’s state flag and more in this… More
River City Irregulars Band Concert
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a FREE summer evening concert.
engage with your history
Use our preservation plans, historic building condition assessments, historic structure reports, property research, and grant writing services to help save your historic building…. More
Become a Member
Find your special connection with history and support historic preservation and unique educational experiences that make the past accessible for all…. More