The mission of the Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum is:
A. The preservation and interpretation of the history of Sun Prairie and the surrounding area in order to effectuate a community which understands and has pride in its roots to the past.
B. The preservation of written records, photographic records, artifacts, and the documentation of the physical landscape changed by the history of settlement.
C. The collection, preservation, maintenance, interpretation, and display of historical collections of the development of city government, surrounding townships and daily life of the citizens of Sun Prairie to the community, in order to promote awareness and understanding of the rich history and heritage of the area.
D. Connecting the community with its historical roots through outreach exhibits, community and school programs, tours, and displays.
Collections Management Policy
The Collections Management Policy of the Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum (SPHLM) defines how the museum’s mission is pursued through collections activity. The policy guides the Board, staff and volunteers in carrying out their responsibilities for collections development, care, and access.