Preserving the Past to Teach the Future. Our mission is to collect and preserve Kenosha County's history through education, programs and exhibits.

What are the general guidelines for facility rental??

The primary mission of the organization is to collect, exhibit, and educate people about Kenosha County history. Priority use of our buildings and grounds will be for programs and activities that support our mission. The History Center will make the following areas available for rental by individuals, groups and organizations when the events do not conflict with our programming.

  1. History Center Lobby & Exhibit Areas
    Lighthouse Grounds and Gardens
    Lighthouse Keeper's Dwelling

The History Center reserves the right to review and approve, or disapprove, all activities to ensure that they are in agreement with our goals and objectives of the organization and its standards. Due to space limitations or staffing conflicts, we may not be able to accomodate your rental request.

What items are prohibited at the History Center and Southport Light Station Museum?
  1. Smoking
    Smoke machines
    Pyrotechnic devices
    Helium balloons

Facility Rental
If you are interested in a potential rental, please contact the Executive Director at 262-654-5770 to discuss your event.