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Well worth it!

Great little museum that takes less than an hour to go through. Great history. Really enjoyed our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jules D
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
history lesson

See what it was like to go to school in the 19th century. Lots of great local history here. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
690johnf
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little museum that takes less than an hour to go through. Great history. Really enjoyed our time here!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jules D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See what it was like to go to school in the 19th century. Lots of great local history here. Great for a school field trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 690johnf
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We spend a few hours going through the history of Lake Geneva, various time periods and military and community exhibits. Very enjoyable. We would say a must for first time visitors. Docents very helpful and knowledgable. Active duty military discount vs veterans.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cat S
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the museum and learning of the interesting history of Lake Geneva. Several displays with videos for viewing and a very helpful staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised about this little museum. It’s is full of history about Lake Geneva. Lots of content and beautifully decorated and organized. Very inexpensive too, $7. The tour starts with an introduction with one of the friendly ladies working there and then you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariaHuertas
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This museum is very well organized. Plus, a lady was close by to explain the items we were looking at. She also gave some history on the displays. It should appeal to children ages somewhere over 10. It is easy to get around. Handicapped, wheel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arnold B
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Walking distance from downtown. Very interesting facts and artifacts about history of Lake Geneva.Spent between 1-2 hours seeing everything. Had a treasure hunt game for children to find things in the displays .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rwolfden1
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Great museum in the heart of downtown Lake Geneva -- easy to get to, plenty of parking, inexpensive admission, helpful staff. You can get through this one pretty quickly if you need to but I/we recommend taking the time to really look at all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue O
Reviewed September 8, 2018

we had a great time, the lady at the front desk, I think her name was Helen ? she was so friendly but most of all so prepared, she knew the history of the museum and she explained some to us before we started the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peppergirl2016
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Went to the museum to check out the Northwestern Military and Naval Academy exhibit which was well done but small. The balance of the exhibits we very well done and worth a stop. I was very surprised at the detail and level of collection and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 7, 2017|
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$7 adults $6 seniors kids through high school free
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I believe so. It's all one floor. I would check the website or ring them up.
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