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Address: 147 N Rural St, Hartford, WI 53027
Phone Number: (262) 673-7999
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My husband and I were in Hartford for a short winter get-away. An auto museum is normally not a place we would have visited but activities were limited on a winter day. However... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I were in Hartford for a short winter get-away. An auto museum is normally not a place we would have visited but activities were limited on a winter day. However, we were pleasantly surprised and our visit turned out to be interesting and educational for both of us. We saw cars we had never heard of, including... More 

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The museum is a little dark, but we found it fascinating. My husband is NOT a car guy. But, even he really enjoyed it and has remarked on that several times since we left.

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Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went here last year. It was a nice little museum. Lots of things to look at. If you love cars, this is your place. We took my sons here, and they seemed to enjoy it. :)

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chicago
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Enjoyed it very much, would recommend. Most people don't know about Kissel cars, they will after a trip here.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Kissel cars were unknown to me. Long lost company kept alive by this museum. Lots of interesting old cars. What I like the most is the plain Jane examples of various car manufacturers. You won't see 100 point restorations. You'll see nice examples of cars that almost anyone could imagine owning.

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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
18 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We visited the museum on our way up to Mayville. There are over a hundred cars and trucks on display. The Kissels and other vintage cars are on the first floor, with the more recent models on the second floor. The museum boasts over 20 of the roughly 150 existing Kissel automobiles and trucks, which were manufactured in Hartford, Wisconsin... More 

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Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I found this museum by mistake while travelling to Oshkosh and its well worth the drive off the highway. There is plenty of free parking and as a bonus there is a farmers market held in the car park on Saturday mornings. Entry to the museum is well priced and the collection is well laid out. Its an unusual collection... More 

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A must see afternoon trip to tour The Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford, WI. The Museum is located in a beautifully restored old Canning Company was very active in Hartford. Come and experience the largest assembled group of Kissel luxury automobiles; with frames made of wood, manufactured in 1906. There is also a great selection of other model cars to... More 

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Wallace
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163 reviews 163 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great overview by staff. Unbelievable collection of autos and train stuff and miniatures and photos. Large collection of Kissel cars and Nash's made in Wisconsin. Also restored train. Not possible to explain how well worth your time this museum is.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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123 reviews 123 reviews
55 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We really enjoyed our tour of the cars in this exhibit. It was really very informative. actually learned quit allot about the area as well. I would highly recommended it.

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