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Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts

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Address: N50 W5050 Portland Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012
Phone Number: 262.546.0300
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Unique Cedarburg Attraction

Lovely displays, impressive setting, informed staff. A must for anyone interested in fiber arts. A special Ozaukee County attraction.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely displays, impressive setting, informed staff. A must for anyone interested in fiber arts. A special Ozaukee County attraction.

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Beautiful building and grounds even when covered with snow. Wool show runs another week and was definitely worth the visit. Historic quilts as well as more recent items. Great gift shop included books, ornaments, bags and all sorts of hand crafted things. Admission seemed a bit pricey at $8.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is an old barn made into an exquisite display venue for quilts of all types. The current show was focused on items made from wool. There was a mitten knitting class taking place on a lower level as well while we were there.

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Really enjoyed the exhibit and had a tour by a very knowledgeable guide, who was also the owner of many of the items in the collection. Not just quilts but other fabric arts also. Plus a gift shop. They also have classes.

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Gainesville, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

There is something here for everyone even if you are not into quilts. The quilts displayed both antique and 'modern' were eye popping and well displayed. The gift shop had an amazing array of hand crafted items for sale. The curator led us on a tour of the German farm and explained the plans for renovating and using the old... More 

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Franklin Park, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A nice way to spend an hour or more depending on your level of interest. I am not a quilter but still enjoyed the exhibit. Very nice displays of both contemporary and antique quilts when I visited. The museum is located in a restored barn on a former farm and is only a few minutes from the shops of Cedarburg.... More 

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Take a minute to step into a cool, beautifully lit barn with so many attractive displays. Wall hangings, quilted pieces, ever changing collections on show. As a plus, the Museum gift shop is a treasure trove of those wonderful, hand-made items you have your eye out for. It is so accessible, an interlude of quiet calm in an otherwise hectic... More 

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Wow, Thank you for offering such a wonderful mix of vintage and contemporary design options! The blend of traditional and new ways of doing things is good for adults and kids who want to learn.

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Mosinee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The curator was very friendly. there were a lot of contemporary quilts and some art quilts to review. they were a little dull in color for my taste but ok if you like pastels. The bard where the quilts hang is quite impressive to see.

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McHenry, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Our neighbor builds quilts. We like to find things she might be able to use to encourage her quilt pursuits.There was an international quilt display going on while we were there. I took pictures (after asking if it was okay), and sent them to my neighbor via my smart phone.I found it quite interesting, and would love to go back... More 

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