Please take note:
Our museum will be closing Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.
Additional open dates:
Thursday through Sun. Oct 19 through the 22 and Oct. 26 through the 29
Opening date in 2018 is Friday, May 11th.
Come Visit Our Museum In Pepin, Wisconsin
Birthplace Of Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum features many items Laura and her family would have recognized and recalls the era in which she lived.
Complete with gift shop, the museum is open 10 AM - 5 PM DAILY (including weekends & holidays) from May 12th - Oct. 15th, then closed for the winter.
In 1996, Pepin became the official starting point of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Highway, which links Laura Ingalls Wilder sites across the upper Midwest.
We're located at 306 3rd Street (PO Box 269) which is State Hwy 35 the "Great River Road" also known as 3rd Street in Pepin.
The Museum is open 10 AM - 5 PM daily from May 12th - Oct 15th, then closed for the winter months. We can be reached through the "Contact Us" page or with a message at 715.513.6383. "Laura" fans visit Pepin from around the world. You're invited too!
There is no charge to visit our new gift shop. Admission to the two museum buildings is shown below. These fees help support the operation and maintenance of our Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum and the Wayside. Cabin.
Students K-College - $2 Adults - $5 Annual Pass - $25 Immediate Family Pkg - $14
Back In Print!
This paperback is a revision of "The Story of the Ingalls" written by William Andersson in 1967. At his suggestion, and with his permission, we have edited some text and added photos to give the book a Pepin focus.
We appreciate Mr. Anderson's generous offer. To find out more about William Anderson's work we invite you to visit his website:
Shop For Little House Books and More
We carry all the 'Laura" books as well as a number of other books related to Laura's life and times. You'll also find unique gift items here. When you buy online you're supporting the museum.
Laura Days in Pepin
Pepin, Wisconsin celebrates its distinction as the birthplace of pioneer author Laura Ingalls Wilder and the setting for the book by Laura Ingalls Wilder "Little House in the Big Woods".
Pave The Way is a Unique Opportunity
We will place a paver permanently recording your gift of support on the walkway in front of the museum.
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society, Inc is a not for profit, charitable organization formed under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Donations may be tax-deductible as charitable contributions for US federal income tax purposes. Check with your tax professional.
Little House In The Big Woods Cabin
A reconstruction of the Little House in the Big Woods, built on land owned by Charles & Caroline Ingalls (Pa & Ma) is located seven miles north of Pepin on County Road CC.
Find Us Fast
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum is located at 306 3rd Street (PO Box 269) which is also State Hwy 35 (the Great River Road) also known as 3rd Street in Pepin.