Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
General, History, Historical Society
We are planning to do more programming during our "open " season from May - October. We hope to increase our membership by being more visible and are working on better storage and display of our artifacts. We are also going to be seeking additional funding from the two townships involved, since our small society of approximately 50 members has fiancial constraints.
Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History
Pioneer Village: Nestled among a 35 acre pine grove, with 37 buildings several original log cabins locally built and furnished in the 1800,s.
A climate controlled building with 36 cubicles filled with antique guns,clothing,cars and history items. Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day Thursday thru Sunday with special events on week ends.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Buffalo County Historical Society also can do genealogy research for you for a fee! Our research rates are $10.00/hr if you are a current member of the society and $15.00/hr if you are not a member (there is a one hour minimum). We also charge $0.50/copy for the first 10 copies made and $0.25/copy for each copy after that as well as postage.
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park
The Burnett County Historical Society is located at Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park - an 80 acre site with an authentic, restored 1802-1804 Fur Post and a Woodland Indian Village. The Society manages the Historic Site as well as a History Library, restored 1800 school house and soon a logging museum.
Art, Culture, General, Historic House, Historical Society
The Cedarburg Cultural Center simultaneously serves as an art gallery, museum, theater, rental facility, and art education venue for adults and youth. The galleries, classrooms and restrooms of the Center are wheelchair accessible. Also under the care and management of the Center are the historic Kuhefuss House Museum located at W63 N627 Washington Ave and the General Store Museum located at W61 N480 Washington Ave.
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Children's, General, Natural History, Science
They are places where discovery and curiosity are brought to life through a touchable learn-by-doing atmosphere designed to foster creativity and a passion for lifelong learning. In a children’s museum, children and adults play, learn and have fun together. CMFDL serves 20,000 visitors annually onsite and at community events.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Library, Military
Located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Civil War Museum is like no other museum in the country. No current museum explores this war as seen and experienced on the home front nor the connections between the home front and the battle front. Through state-of-the-art museum technology, life-size dioramas, and interactive engaging exhibits, visitors travel back in history to the social, political and economic influences that contributed to the Civil War.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Learn about the evolution of meat-eating dinosaurs to birds in this new museum! See skeletons from the size of a chicken to T=rex - all for free!
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Experience Door County's unique history from settlement onward. Educational displays show the first industries, orchards, ethnic groups, fish boils, early tourism and much more. Includes the pioneer fire station where children may sit in a restored 1920 Oldsmobile fire truck. Don't miss the hands-on table and a new video about Belgian heritage in Door County. A spectacular diorama greets visitors. "Best small museum in the Midwest" -- Chicago Tribune.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at the site of the world’s largest aviation event (EAA AirVenture) the Museum is one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world, a year-round destination for the entire family. Come and explore our world-class displays and galleries.
General, History, Historical Society
Our museum consists of two buildings. One is the old Soo Line railroad depot which is full of railroad artifacts dealing with local history and railroad history. The museum building is a good source for people looking for family or local history of the Gordon and Wascott areas of Douglas County. It is full of photos, government records, personal narratives, and items from our past.
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Children's, General, Science
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Historica Village with the original Iola and Northern Railway Depot built in 1894, Log Cabin, Helvetia Town Hall, Replica Country School House and Replica of original Iola Fire House which houses the first three mechanzied Fire Engines including a 1912 Waterous Pumper that was horse drawn. The historical society also has two other large building that are being set up as museums.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Military, Natural History, Science
Established in 1934 -The Kenosha Public Museum is an accredited natural science and fine arts museum located in the heart of beautiful downtown Kenosha Wisconsin. Free General Admission every day, the 2001 facility shares a campus on the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline with The Civil War Museum.
General, History, Park
Kilbourntown House was built in 1844 by Benjamin Church, a carpenter from New York. Church, his wife and 6 children lived in the house, which was originally located in the section of Milwaukee known as Kilbourntown. An excellent example of Greek Revival architecture, the house was saved from destruction in 1938 when it was moved to Estabrook Park and restored as a WPA project. The home contains an outstanding collection of mid-nineteenth century furniture and decorative arts.
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin
General, History, Specialized
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The McFarland Historical Society is presently run by a small volunteer board. In the late fall a new theme is chosen for the following spring opening. A theme display is set up in the front window and a more elaborate exhibit is gathered and set up in the foyer of the museum. This display is kept up for the following season, opening on Memorial Day. Docents are present while the museum is open on Sunday afternoons all summer.
Art, Children's, General, Specialized
Bobble over to the world’s only Bobblehead Museum. Featuring the largest bobblehead collection, exhibits, store, event space & more, the National Bobblehead HOF and Museum is fun for everyone! Not just for sports fans, the Museum also features movie, TV, pop-culture, vintage and thousands of other unique bobbleheads. Conveniently located in Walker’s Point near the 3rd Ward in Downtown Milwaukee.