PEPIN COUNTY HERITAGE CENTER
Memorial Day – Labor Day:
Or Open By Appointment
315 W. Madison Street
Durand, WI 54736
At the Pepin County Heritage Center our mission is to connect people to our heritage by collecting, sharing, and saving the stories and historical resources of Pepin County.
These exhibits offer a fascinating look into the rich history and culture of the county, showcasing the importance of the courthouse, the reality of incarceration, the pioneer educator Helen Parkhurst and the story of two outlaw brothers who met their demise in Durand, WI.
Visit the PCHC to learn about the area’s unique artifacts and stories. Explore cultural, social, and political events, and leave with a greater appreciation for your hometown. And by going, you help keep the past alive for future generations.
Community support helps us achieve our mission of keeping the memory and heritage of our county alive. Through donations, memberships, gift shop purchases, and volunteering we are able to properly maintain our 150+ year old courthouse, preserve our collection, and share the center and its resources with the community for generations to come.
Discover the local community and its history or appreciate art and culture from around the world.
There are many educational opportunities at the Pepin County Heritage Center for school groups of all ages. Three educational events we hosted in 2023 for area schools was Law Day for 5th grade students, Civil War Day for 7th and 8th grade students, and a Mock Trial for 12th Grade students.