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This museum has displays for every type of observer and collector - incredible displays for such a small town. There are historical records, mini gift shop, doll collection, native American collection, a comprehensive display of natural history with mammels, big game, birds, snowmobiles, chain saws,...More
A great display of vintage snowmobiles, big game taxidermy as well as hundreds of mounted birds, logging equipment, vintage clothing, photos, etc. Better than I would have expected for such a small community.
I recently visited the Vilas County Historical Museum in Sayner. The place is anything but boring. They have displays for many types of enthusiasts. History of course, along with wildlife and many other different displays. Local history, records, and abstracts; a massive doll collection, musical...More
When you drive by, it's deceiving, like a house of memorabilia. But it's so much more! What you see is just the beginning. This local treasure is worth several visits. I guarantee you'll leave knowing alot more about the history of the region than you...More
Learn the history of Sayner. This museum is chock full of local memorabilia. Birthplace of the snowmobile. See the progression of the snowmobile from its first model to modern. Learn about the fishing and wildlife guides from the 1800s and early part of 1900s.
I have been vacationing in the St. Germain, Sayner, Eagle River area for 50 years and for me I loved visiting this museum. I learned a lot about the area and it was fun to see the history of the resort I have stayed at...More
Very quaint museum with lots of photos and info of early Eagle River. However the memories my partner had of a locomotive that had been there when he was young and a resort that he used to stay at was missing from the info. He...More
The Military Memories Exhibit offers a historical trip through time. The exhibit of photographs, uniforms of Vilas County veterans and documentation reflect the rich heritage of the World War I and World War II eras.
The logging exhibit features life in the North Woods at...More
We have been here several times and the history of the northwoods (and particularly the material about the old summer camps) is very well presented. The snowmobile museum is attached to it. There is a small admission.