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Geneva Lake Museum of History

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Address: 255 Mill St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1927
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Great place to learn about Lake Geneva!

They had a lot of exhibits and were very helpful in answering questions. The facility was very clean and well maintained.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bob P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a lot of exhibits and were very helpful in answering questions. The facility was very clean and well maintained.

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Thank Bob P
Dousman, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We originally went on a groupon loved it. Very unique and interesting museum. Have since gone again always interesting.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

The museum was small but had lots to offer. It was organized by date which was a pretty logical was to view history. It was a nice diversion from a day of walking through shops.

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Hartland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Don't miss this when you visit Lake Geneva. One of the finest and most entertaining museums. Full of nostalgia .Amazing amount of historical items are housed here.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Not a lot of info. They didn't have anything that was very interesting. Everything was common sense.

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Racine, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We are in our 60's and hubby uses a walker. Our adult daughter and 16 yr. old granddaughter joined us for this wonderful self tour experiencing rooms of memorabilia and information explaining the history of Lake Geneva. It is an easy walk, that my hubby was able to manage. We took our time and enjoyed every bit of the museum.... More 

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Lake Geneva has a colorful past and the museum takes you on a journey through time. Very friendly and knowledgeable docents (all volunteers) so they really love what they're doing.

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Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Wonderful museum. Lots of great scenes from the history of the Lake Geneva area. Each room is something different. They have put together workplaces such as a blacksmith and drug store. They also have put together scenes from homes in the 18th and 19th centuries. Great for kids and it's free admission for them and only $7 for adults and... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I have visited Lake Geneva many years and have never gone or new of its existence. I saw a Groupon and we bought it and really enjoyed the history of the Lake. It doesn't take long to go through and I think some kids would really like it. They have a fire engine, buggy, and trains too. It's not that... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Surprisingly my daughter who is generally not a museum lover chose this attraction based on other TA reviews. What a choice! We probably spent two hours there. Our first time through was wandering and enjoying the terrific exhibits; then as we finished, my 6 y/o granddaughter found out that they had a 100 teddy bear hunt activity and she was... More 

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