MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SITES
Old World Wisconsin
W372 S9727 Highway 67 Eagle, WI 53119
Phone: (262) 594-6300
Explore rural Wisconsin in the 19th century, a time when waves of immigrants flocked to America’s heartland in search of a better life. A unique blend of hands-on activities for guests of all ages makes every visit fun and memorable. Attend a one-room school,...
East Troy Electric Railroad
2002 Church Street; PO Box 943 East Troy, WI 53120
Phone: (262) 642-3263
In the days before automobiles, paved roads and highway congestion, trolleys took people everywhere they needed to go. These trolleys were not the rubber-tired trolley-busses we see today, but electric trolleys that ran over railroad tracks laid right in the middle of city streets....
Walworth County Historical Society/Webster House Museum
9 East Rockwell Street; PO Box 273 Elkhorn, WI 53121
Phone: (262) 723-4248
The Walworth County Historical Society works to preserve the history of the area through the Webster House Museum, buildings on the Walworth County Fairgrounds and through the Doris Reinke Resource Center next to the Webster House. Shop at our annual book sale fundraiser held...
Black Point Estate and Gardens - A Wisconsin Historic Site
W4270 South Land Rd Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone: (262) 248-1888
Tour one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture and view one of the most intact collections of Victorian furnishings in the Midwest on the shores of Geneva Lake. When you visit Black Point Estate & Gardens you step up to the original...
Geneva Lake Museum
255 Mill St. Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone: (262) 248-6060
The museum's 19th century-era stores and businesses, brick street, stagecoach, historic residences and nautical vessels, are but a few of the features to be explored at the Geneva Lake Museum of History.
Lake Geneva Cruise Line
812 Wrigley Drive; PO Box 68 Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone: (262) 248-6206
Your New Life Awaits Get On Board! Eight beautiful boats to compliment your wedding weekend by hosting your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, wedding pictures, water limo, cocktail hour or a day after brunch cruise. From fun and festive to elegant and sophisticated a true...
Lake Geneva Heritage Tours / Steppingstone
817 Wisconsin St. Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone: (847) 867-8684
Guided Historic Home Tour. Steppingstone, c1875, is the only privately owned historic home in the area open for touring. Located in the Maple Park National Historic District, at 817 Wisconsin Street. Steppingstone is open Sundays, May through October. Tour times are 11 am, 1...
Milton House Museum
18 S. Janesville Street Milton, WI 53563
Phone: (608) 868-7772
The Milton House Museum, National Historic Landmark and a nationally recognized Underground Railroad (UGRR) location, is still the only UGRR in Wisconsin that can be toured. The Milton House is open daily during the summer 1 0am-4 pm, tours begin every half hours. For...
Yerkes Observatory (University of Chicago)
373 W Geneva St Williams Bay, WI 53191
Phone: (262) 245-5555
The University of Chicago established the Yerkes Observatory as their center for Astronomy and Astrophysics in the 1890's.; Located in a beautiful parklike setting, Yerkes Observatory is home to the 40-inch Refractor, largest lens-type telescope; in the world. Today we offer many programs for...