The Eagle River Historical Society collects, preserves and interprets local history in two locations: the Historical Museum at 1181 Hwy 45 S. and the Chicago and Northwestern Railway Depot on Railraod St. in Eagle River. The Depot collection focuses on railway, ice castle and downtown business history and the Historical Museum has the main collection following the development of the Eagle River area. Summer hours at both museums are: Memorial Day – Labor Day, Wed-Fri from 11am-3pm, Labor Day – Cranberry Fest weekend, Fri and Sat from 11am-3pm. Closed for the season after Cranberry Fest – Memorial Day. Group tours are available by appointment in the closed season. Admission is free.