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Very Pleasant Experience

Wonderful small town museum...really depicts well the Sturgeon area. Docent most kind and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Door County Treasure

The generosity and cooperation to donate items that unfold the story of Door County citizens is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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18 N 4th Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2423
+1 920-743-5809
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful small town museum...really depicts well the Sturgeon area. Docent most kind and helpful..try not to miss!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The generosity and cooperation to donate items that unfold the story of Door County citizens is admirable. This little museum is more than something to amuse yourself on a rainy day. It is one of those small gems that surprises and delights. Why is the...More

Thank Chgotourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something for everyone. The short videos of the history of the area and the residents were interesting. Lots of fun memorabilia. Be sure to check out all floors. Not all exhibits apply only to Door County - many are examples of times past.(clothing, tools, etc.)...More

Thank hikerpatty
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We were in the area looking for something low cost to do one day. This museum operates on the suggested donation of $5 per adult. You will get you five dollars and then some. It has lots of interactive exhibits including a historical fire engine,...More

2  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I can't believe how many times I passed this by without stopping! What's really awesome is that admission is free - but I think we can all afford to throw in a few bucks to help keep this place going! They have so many things...More

2  Thank Trina R
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This little museum is a real surprise gem. As you walk in there is a diorama with "live birds" (taxonomy) in their natural setting done by a world famous taxonomist. So many exhibits of old time Sturgeon Bay. Keeps the interest of children and adults.

Thank 61aah
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This place is packed with everything from a fire house (with a truck you can sit on), to an old telephone operators station. There is something here for everyone. Kids will find the complete firehouse and jail exhibits interesting and fun, with a bell you...More

2  Thank bhavin p
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Nearly passed it by last spring, but saw an add and went. HUGE FUN - great little museum - the building is beautiful - and the diorama is beautiful and educational.

Thank architect1961
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Surprisingly interesting. I don't usually enjoy museums but this one kept my intrest every where I looked.

Thank donnagustin2
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is one of best free museums you'll every see. It has lots of character and artifacts. Kids will love it. Best of all is that it's FREE!

Thank Nancy T
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1 March 2018|
Response from donnagustin2 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is open May 1 through Oct 31. What I remember is old railroad, fire department, news paper clippings, stuffed wild life, jail. I've been twice and enjoyed it both times. Maybe you could google more info.