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Door County Historical Museum

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Address: 18 North 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone Number: (920) 743-5809
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Little museum packed full of displays

This smaller Museum is worth the time to visit. It is free, recommended donation of $2 is a bargain. Such a huge variety of different aspects of Door County. It has hands on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This smaller Museum is worth the time to visit. It is free, recommended donation of $2 is a bargain. Such a huge variety of different aspects of Door County. It has hands on displays, fire station displays, cherry picking history, fish boil displays and so much more. I couldn't believe the amount of items on display here.

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Park City, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I think it's a good museum and it has a lot of collectibles and things and that are really old and it's a place that you want to visit.

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Roseville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is museum gives you a fascinating self tour of the Door County past. The fire engines are really cool!

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We were so surprised at this museum---VERY interesting! And the diorama is extremely well done! I suggest visiting this museum first--before you go anywhere else--because it will tell you a lot of secrets and history that will make your visit to other areas more interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

there are lots of things to see, and it's free, worth to go, also there are some old fire engine, and there are clothes for kids to wear on as a fire fighter, and you can climb and sit on one of the fire engine, quite good for kids.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a great find. There is so much to view in this museum and a very friendly hostess. The subject matter covers just about everything and the artifacts are wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was a wonderful surprise. They are a small museum, and have all of their exhibits in neat little displays. Those displays are just packed with small items with detail cards on pretty much everything. The fire engines were cool, as well as a horse drawn hearse. No charge for the museum.

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Syracuse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very nice museum in a beautiful old building. The displays where set up very well and contained hundreds of antiques and lots of information on the history of Door County. We really enjoyed the fire station area and the wildlife area.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This museum is on the edge of downtown. I have driven by dozens of times and finally decided to stroll on over after visiting the farmer's market across the road (another great event, but that's a separate review). It looks deceptively small from the outside but inside there's lots to see. A great taxidermy display greets you. As others have... More 

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Waupun, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This place is bigger than it looks. There are a lot of antiques that show the history of sturgeon bay and the people that lived there. And in the garage you can see a couple old fire trucks. It's FREE

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