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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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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.

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very well done and if we had time we could have spent hours. We hope to go back someday and visit it again. Kids might not appreciate so best if you leave them at home.

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Kanosh, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Not a bad way to spend maybe 2 hours on a rainy day. They have old stuff relating to the area, some fire trucks and an old jail cell. The taxidermy display is very nice and they tell me it is growing. Nothing real stupendous, but they don't charge admission, just a donation box.

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Carlsbad, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a wonderful museum with something of interest for everyone. There is free 2 hour street parking outside, but this may not be enough time for you, particularly if you take in some of the four 15 minute history videos. The diorama is first class, and coupled with the video gave me a new appreciation of taxidermy. The museum... More 

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Hartford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We found this museum clean, well layed out, extremely interesting and much larger than it appears from outside. Friendly and helpful people. So glad we decided to stop. Well worth your time. One of the best museums we've seen in very long time.

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I liked that things seemed to be put together with care. A lot of this handwritten neatly on signs, which I thought was cool to see! I liked seeing the fire trucks and jail cell. Will come back and visit again.

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Address: 18 North 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone Number: (920) 743-5809
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay

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