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Address: Pine Crest Lane, Manitowoc, WI
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Go Back in Time

25 old homes and business structures relocated to Manitowoc county and made into a village. Walking tour that included an audio set that described each building/business using... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

loved the different houses and shops. good price for an audio assisted tour.loved the characters on the audio, so much more interesting then non-guided tours.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

25 old homes and business structures relocated to Manitowoc county and made into a village. Walking tour that included an audio set that described each building/business using accents of the period being represented. Educational.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We happened on this by accident decided to check it out. do not go in expecting the buildings to be staffed with people in period costume. There is one person at the front and that is it. I recommend the audio tour.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wonderful old buildings with furnishings. Great insight into the way people lived in this area. Neat old buildings. Narrated tour from a hand held device. Old country store, tailoring shop, houses, schoolhouse, etc. A baseball game was played the day I visited with the teams in vintage garb.

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Several buildings dating more than one hundred years old from around the area make up this little village. We take our daughter there at least once every year. Always have a great day out.

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Sometimes public admission is waived for early season events like the wonderful $10 breakfast.. Later this summer, another entertaining Buffalo Bill's Wild West show will occur at this incredible historic village! GermanFest/Founder's Day is this Sunday, 6-14-15... The entire village celebrates the winter holiday season in December Memberships often provide free visits! Check out a real train caboose, the aerial... More 

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is growing in size with the addition of new building from other places in Wisconsin. They have several building where you can walk through (school house, store, train caboose, passenger rail car, old train station) and see what these building looked like "back in the day..." They have a festival every year with food, music and other entertainment.... More 

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Take a walk back in time at Pinecrest. Many original old buildings transported from around the area to here. Gives one a feel of living in the "olden days". There are weekends when there are some festivities going on as well. Demonstrations done by volunteers. Has a church where one can get married also. Great way to spend a family... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A gem in the rough. A historical village dating from the 1850's with original building relocated to this site. Re enactments by local historical members add to the experience. During our visit we were treated to a Christmas coral concert by singers from Lincoln High School in Manitowoc. A wonderful experience.

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Mishicot, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Old time small wisconsin town with small buildingd where they explain what small town life was like in the 1800s. Interesting to visit but a lot of walking around. Kids seem to like for the first hour but soon get restless and bored.

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