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.
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, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Designed by prominent Milwaukee architect Alexander Eschweiler for Charles Allis, the first president of Allis Chalmers, and his wife Sarah in 1911, this unique Tudor-style mansion and art collection was built with the sole purpose of bequeathing it to the public to delight, educate and inspire. The permanent collection features 19th Century French and American Paintings, Chinese and Japanese porcelains, Renaissance bronzes, Japanese netsuke, and original antique furnishings.
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.
History, Historical Society, Library
A collection of area history areas included: Village of Crivitz, Towns of Stephenson, Lake, Middle Inlet Lake Noquebay Area and Peshtigo River flowages
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!
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.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
200 years ago the North West Company and the XY Company built fur trade posts along the banks of the Yellow River. Today those fur trade companies are on center stage at Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park.
First discovered in a state archeological dig in 1969, the site is now on the National Register of Historic Sites. The fur trade site includes four reconstructed 1802-1804 trade houses on the site where they originally were located.
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
The George W. Brown Museum is Located on the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation. Our Museum is about the History of the Lac du Flambeau Community and the Culture of the Ojibwe Native American. We emphasize on the survival of our people and living within the seasons of out outstanding 4 season diorama centrally located. We also have many beadwork and birch bark displays.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library
Through interactive displays, a focused education program and special events, the Museum conveys the history of Milwaukee's Jewish community in a way that emphasizes the American values of tolerance, respect, freedom and celebration of diversity. Experience the journey to America, the struggles of building a new life, the chilling facts of the Holocaust and the growth of a vibrant culture and community.
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.
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library
Currently we have three buildings: one houses our office/library; a second (converted church building)houses exhibits and provides meeting space; the third is a storage facility for artifacts. We are in the process of constructing an addition to the former church structure that will allow us to combine the office, library, and exhibit areas. Also, in conjunction with the County Fair Board, we operate the Brickyard Country School Museum during the fair and in September for first grade classes.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Located in the historic Second Ward Savings Bank (built in 1913), the Milwaukee County Historical Society provides visitors with a glimpse at unique architecture and rotating exhibitions. The exhibits explore Milwaukee County's past, the achievemtns of its people and the community's ties to the state and nation.
Anthropology, Aquarium, Arboretum, Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Children's, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
The year 2010 will offer visitors dynamic special exhibits and activities for kids and adults. Our summer exhibit, “Adventure Dinosaur!” will feature a prehistoric park, with more than 25 dinosaurs – lurking, moving and rumbling in their tropical outdoor habitat. The exhibit runs May 29 – September 6, and is $2.50 per person after regular Zoo admission.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Museum specializes exhibits on the rural schools in the area, the Chief Mishicott story( a Potawatomie Indian) for whom the village is named and also a reseach center.
New London, Wisconsin
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Library, Science
Today people from all over the country visit the museum every year to learn about local, natural and Native American history. Changing exhibits, events and educational programs keep our visitors involved and engaged in life-long learning. A growing preservation program at the museum ensures that generations to come will be able to discover history, science, art and explore a wider world at their local museum, the New London Public Museum.