March 2020: The Chippewa Area History Center is currently closed to the public during the Covid-19 Pandemic.  We will open again once it is determined safe to do so. Thank you for your understanding.  We look forward to when we can see you again!


The Area History Center is open to the public every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We are also open for our monthly meetings on the fourth Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, September, October and November, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Research assistance is available from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.



To provide education and assistance to those who are tracing their family roots; to collect and maintain genealogical and historical materials; and to provide access to all materials and educational programs for members and the general public.  

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The Area History Center and Museum building was formerly the Notre Dame Convent built in 1883. 

The Chippewa County Historical and Genealogical Societies moved into their historic home in 1990.