Help the Museum

Admittance to the Museum is free and there is no charge for most Museum-sponsored activities. Therefore we depend on volunteers and donations from community members, like you.

An old black and white photo of the museum

Make a Financial Donation

The Museum depends on donations to supplement its limited general funding. You can help us continue to preserve our rich history and present the story of this unique community with your tax deductible donations. All contributions large and small are greatly appreciated.

Please follow link below to donate on city website or simply mail donations to:

Sun Prairie Historical Museum

115 E Main Street

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Donate to Museum


Become a Volunteer

The Museum relies heavily on volunteers to help with all aspects of Museum operations. We offer several unique volunteer opportunities. 

Public-facing volunteers work as tour guides and school ambassadors. Behind-the-scenes work utilizes volunteers with carpentry and graphic design skill to help put together exhibits as well as small groups who work to unpack the collection and return it to proper storage. We are also looking for specialty volunteers to work on in-depth research projects.

Donate Artifacts

Not sure what to do with those old tools that once belonged to your great-great-grandfather? Or, perhaps, you came across a time-worn letter written in the early 1900’s from your great-aunt in Sun Prairie. We want to preserve these treasures and all donations are tax deductible.

Please make an appointment to bring in your items by calling us at (608) 825-0837 or email us at