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Cranberry Discovery Center

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Cranberry marsh tour and coupon to Discovery Center

I went on a cranberry marsh/farm tour and a coupon to the discovery center was part of it for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NHL L
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Very informative, but wine is being discountined

We stopped here to learn about cranberries in WI, and we did. Lady at counter was very friendly... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Carl W
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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This center helps promote and teach the public about Wisconsin's cranberry industry.
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204 Main St, Warrens, WI 54666-9613
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+1 608-378-4878
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a cranberry marsh/farm tour and a coupon to the discovery center was part of it for Cranberry fest 2018. (The last weekend every September). Harvesting weekend is in early October, where you can get on waders and get in and see floating...More

1  Thank NHL L
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We stopped here to learn about cranberries in WI, and we did. Lady at counter was very friendly and helpful. We took the tour and also had a flight of 6 different ice creams with cranberry. All were tasty. Not much left for wine as...More

1  Thank Carl W
Kelly M, Manager at Cranberry Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for stopping at the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center. We are discontinuing the sale of alcohol as we feel it does not fit into our mission statement of education. Also people were abusing the free wine tastings & were stopping at our Center soley...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great stop on a road trip for some history, learning about the State agriculture and to have some yummy ice cream!

1  Thank Becky R
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Took a drive into town and ran across this Cranberry Discovery Center. We were immediately greeted by the kindest person when we walked in. She was friendly, forthcoming with information and history, and had a great smile and laugh. Enjoyed looking at all the beautiful...More

3  Thank lynney812
Reviewed June 12, 2018

My wife and I visited this hidden gem while traveling through Wisconsin. The museum is about 2 miles from exit 135 I-94. This is an excellent place to take a break while traveling. We found the information and exhibits very interesting. The tour starts with...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

The Cranberry Discovery Center is a hidden gem located in a town with population of less than 400. We had planned to spend about an hour there and ended up spending about three. The museum is full of exhibits and a lot of history and...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed March 13, 2018

We stopped out of curiosity & to get a break from our drive. This was a very interesting little place. The building itself has a great history. I never knew WI was the cranberry capitol of the United States. We learned a lot & enjoyed...More

3  Thank wendy o
Reviewed November 4, 2017

A good historical museum, nothing fancy but very informative. Fascinating story of the evolution of cranberry growing. The host was very helpful in the gift shop picking out wine and talking about the town. Well worth the small ($5) admission fee.

Thank CDaun
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

It has been two years since we last visited and I still have mixed feelings about the center and the festival. As somebody else mentioned, a large percent of the big tents at the bottom of the hill before you enter town are nothing more...More

Thank J H
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Stopped at the gift shop/museum. Museum was in the basement (I did see an elevator). Five minute video provided a quick overview. Lots of artifacts. Purchased chocolate covered cranberries in the gift shop and they were so delicious. Great start to the cranberry bog tour.

1  Thank K_J-Traveling
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