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Geneva Lake Museum of History

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Address: 255 Mill St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone Number: 262 248 6060
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Don't forget this is a museum. I like to learn the history of places that I visit. Ask for a volunteer to assist you as you look through the museum, they know more than can be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Don't forget this is a museum. I like to learn the history of places that I visit. Ask for a volunteer to assist you as you look through the museum, they know more than can be shown to you. This makes the museum much more fun. For $7 you can't go wrong. Unfortunately a lot of the history of Lake... More 

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We got a groupon and decided to visit. it was worth it. Many items there bought back memories. I enjoyed it.

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Jupiter, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great way to see and touch history. First museum we have been to that they encourage you to feel the items. Great value and fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Love the museum very nice staff, who are very knowledgable, and helpful. Would recommend the museum to anyone wanting to take a trip down memory lane.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

You can tell that they've put some care and thought into putting this museum together and it shows. An interesting slice of early America that is surprisingly engaging. We were able to find a Groupon for 2-1 admission, which made it a great deal. Wandered around for a good hour and a half. Lovely friendly staff, but we probably would... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you are looking for history in the Lake Geneva Lakes area...this is the place. Excellent museum. Reasonably priced.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Truly great museum for such a small community, perhaps reflecting the generations of Chicago leaders who have and do have great homes along the lake shore. Wide range of exhibits and always something new. Worth the visit for young and old.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Well worth the admission, I think it was $7.00. The museum is set up like Main Street and you travel in time through the model stores and homes. Also great tributes to the military and others.

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Antioch, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My kids spent all day in this museum! The staff are so friendly and the kids are allowed to handle everything! They actually enjoyed this more than a children's museum, plus it was educational. Don't be afraid to bring toddlers- it's very kid-friendly!

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Geneva Lake Museum is more than a place to spend a rainy day. Most visitors think of it as just someplace to go until the rain stops and the sun comes out. But they are quite surprised once they see all that the Museum has to offer! As you walk down Main Street, it's a step back in time... More 

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