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W372 S9727 Highway 67
Eagle, WI 53119
(262) 594-6301
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Only 35 miles from Milwaukee, Old World Wisconsin is the best place to go for a hands-on history lesson in the ways of Wisconsin's early pioneers.

The museum's more than 60 historic structures range from ethnic farmsteads with furnished houses and rural outbuildings, to a crossroads village with its traditional small-town institutions. The efforts of countless historians have preserved an amazing slice of true Americana - one that will be enjoyed for generations to come.
 
Upcoming events

June 18, 2019
A Maker’s Adventure at Old World Wisconsin

9:00 am – 2:00 pm Do you like to make things? Young makers will spend a day exploring makers in history as they try their hand working leather, transforming wool to yarn, and working alongside our blacksmith, all while exploring the science and art of these living traditions. For kids entering grade 3 through grade 5. Advanced registration required. Cost: $65.00 per camper

June 28, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Apprentice Camp at Old World Wisconsin

9:00 am – 3:00 pm If you love Old World Wisconsin, being an apprentice is the next step in your adventure! Apprentice Camp will take you from being a fan of history to being part of the story. With the Apprentice Camp, campers spend three full days as part of our Old World Wisconsin Guest Experience Team. Dressed in historic clothes, apprentices learn techniques and facilitator skills while being responsible for helping guests get hands-on with history. For future historians entering 8th grade through 12th grade. Advance registration required. Cost: $200.00 per camper. Wisconsin Historical Society members $180.

June 29, 2019
Historic Brewing Demonstration at Old World Wisconsin

Gather your friends and family and experience what your great-great-grandfather was brewing! See brewers use equipment and techniques from the late 1800s and heirloom hops Cost: Adults (13-64): $20 Seniors (65+): $18 Children (5-12): $10 Children (4 & under): Free Wisconsin Historical Society Members: Free

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Apprentice Camp at Old World Wisconsin

If you love Old World Wisconsin, being an apprentice is the next step in your adventure! Apprentice Camp will take you from being a fan of history to being part of the story. With the Apprentice Camp, campers spend three full days as part of our Old World Wisconsin Guest Experience Team. Dressed in historic clothes, apprentices learn techniques and facilitator skills while being responsible for helping guests get hands-on with history. For future historians entering 8th grade through 12th grade. Advance registration required. Cost: $200.00 per camper. Wisconsin Historical Society members $180.

July 13, 2019
Historic Brewing Demonstration at Old World Wisconsin

11:00 am - 3:00 pm Gather your friends and family and experience what your great-great-grandfather was brewing! See brewers use equipment and techniques from the late 1800s and heirloom hops Cost: Adults (13-64): $20 Seniors (65+): $18 Children (5-12): $10 Children (4 & under): Free Wisconsin Historical Society Members: Free



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Posted by hardgeminiguy on Aug. 30, 2007 at 4:07 p.m. (report)

dumb! dumb!! DUMB!! why is milwaukee.com WASTEING peoples time?? no info--no photos from last years event-why even mention the event? BAD NEWS SERVICE!

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