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“Small Local Museum with a Friendly Staff”

Bayfield Heritage Association
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This small local museum tells the stories of the families and culture of the Bayfield Penninsula, its joys and some tragedies....local folks have donated or lent family heirlooms for displays in this facility. The museum has free admission, but donations are welcomed gladly.

The Bayfield Heritage Museum is not a professional big city style display, with walls and walls of detailed informative panels, but rather a tastefully decorated local museum, centering on the area's historic events and the culture of the families settling in and around Bayfield.

There are booklets and informational brochures available to help the town's visitors get acquainted with this special place. The atmosphere is casual and unhurried, not like a tour...so spend some relaxed time here at your own pace. It's a good rainy day activity.

We had a nice time here at the Bayfield Heritage Museum, and we recommend this friendly facility for others to visit too. Help to support local heritage and history!

3  Thank Lance B
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

This is a lovely museum dedicated on the town of Bayfield and its surroundings. When we entered this museum, we were welcomed. The lady showed us all the places to explore and she was quite easy to talk with.

It covers a lot of information: The history of Bayfield area, Ray Cahill Barbershop which they moved it inside this museum, Commercial Fishing, Timberlands and Agriculture, Sand Island and the flood of 1942.

They had decorated this museum with lots of taste. The information was easy to understand and they gave pictures to illustrate it.

My favorite was the flood of 1942. It was well documented with newspaper articles, personal testimonies and lots of photos. It was even possible to buy a booklet for dirt cheap.

The museum is free, but donations are welcome.

I learned a lot about Bayfield, just by visiting this lovely museum. Thank you so much!

2  Thank Robby G C
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