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Oshkosh Public Museum

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Address: 1331 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901-2799
Phone Number: +1 920-424-4731
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Fun day with grandkids

So much to see and do! Interactive fun, learning while playing. Especially enjoyed the Apostle Clock. Kids loved the "Attic". Parking was easy, prices reasonable and a couple... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
Jan H
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

So much to see and do! Interactive fun, learning while playing. Especially enjoyed the Apostle Clock. Kids loved the "Attic". Parking was easy, prices reasonable and a couple hours of fun!

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Thank Jan H
Alexandria, Minnesota
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We decided to check out this beautiful structure. There was a section being renovated, due to open in 2017. We watched the apostle clock strike 12 noon, very interesting! Another historical home and building.

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Thank Sue K
New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Across the street from the Paine Art house. This museum has a very old apostles clock. Many items are rotated in and out. Shows the days of the lumber and American Indian history in area. Very good museum for a small unit.

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Thank Mark J
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is a nice museum for two main reasons: the infrastructure of the original Sawyer house and the "duck hunt." If you have little ones and you personally love to browse beautiful old homes, this is a must if you have an hour and are in Oshkosh. We went on a weekday and the museum had a few patrons, but... More 

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Oshkosh, WI
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Check out the Oshkosh Public Museum! Housed in a lumber barren's home the woodwork alone is a marvel. The exhibits are always top notch as well and the history of Oshkosh and the Fox River Valley is stellar!

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Thank JoyeMoon
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Love this place. Love that they change the exhibits often. Just dislike that its small. Good for the whole family.

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Thank lynnerpinners
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Went for the dinosaur exhibit, was not very interesting at all, after all they hype and advertising, disappointing for the little ones- 3 yrs old. Great old clock that chimes on the hour.

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Thank Dawn H
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

The dinosaur scavenger hunt was exciting. The kids loved it. It kept them interested for about an hour. Thanks museum for another great opportunity in our community.

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Thank familysnyder
Placencia, Belize
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Stop in and see some interesting things while learning about the history of Oshkosh. Learn about the early years of logging and businesses there were part od the past!

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Thank jungleboyandjane
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

This museum is housed in a home built by the Sawyer family, prominent citizens of Oshkosh, WI. The home alone is worth the trip: Filled with Tiffany glass-work, moldings, art work, and much, much more. The history of Oshkosh and the surrounding areas are fascinating always, to any history buff, but adding the beauty and splendor of the Sawyer home... More 

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