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Old World Wisconsin

Description:  Farm sites scattered over the site represent the different backgrounds of those who settled the state.  Costumed interpreters at each farm, and a New England style village.
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How to find: 

Address:
S103 W37890 Highway 67
Eagle, WI 53119

Parent Organization:
State Historical  Society of Wisconsin
Contacts
Phone 262 594-6300
fax 262 594-8958
E-mail mailto:oww@whs.wisc.edu
URL
Old World Wisconsin
 http://oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/
Hours:

Dates 2009

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May 1-June 14, Sep 9 -Oct 31 12-5 10-3 10-3 10-3 10-3 10-3 10-5
Jun 15 - SEP 8 12-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5
Season  open for special holiday events in November & December
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of JUN 2009  5-12 $9 $14  $16  65+ $14  
Special Fees: Free Mondays in June   standard fees include all day tram pass
family (2 adults, 2 or more children 5-17) $43                      
Additional Group Info:  262 594-6305
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Layout is a series of farms (all moved to the site from around the state) depicting the various ethnic groups that settled Wisconsin, and a small town as early New England settlers would have created, with centerpiece church moved from Milwaukee.  Get around by walking or tram between the farms. Daily activities including cooking, weeding, and animal care take place on each farm
Big Events: Suggested Stay: most of the day
Period predominantly 19th century Type of Site  rural, agricultural
Buildings: multiple ethnic farms and town
Interpreters: costumed interpreters engaged in daily activities at each farm Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating   Type of Food Hours
Clausing Barn Restauraunt caferteria style,
menu available online
 
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Museum Store books, games, handcrafted items until 30 minutes after museum closes
 
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
Other      
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Webster House Museum House Museum
Watson's Wild West Museum Museum
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Cultural

 
 
Recreational  
 
Amusement  
 
Outdoor Recreation  
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Shopping
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Kettle Moraine State Forest 39091 Wesy Hwy 59
Eagle WI  53119
262 594-6200

Bed & Breakfast

 
     
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in or near Eagle
Alpine Valley Resort W2501 County Road D
Elkhorn WI 53121
262 642-7374
Crossroads Motel N6476 US Highway 12
Elkhorn WI 53121
262 742-2300
Sleep Inn of Mukwonago 945 Greenwald Court
Mukwonago WI 53149
262 363-9970
Americinn Motel 210 E Commerce Court
Elkhorn WI  53121
262 723-7799
Baymont Inns 2801 Kettle Court W
Delafield WI  53018
262 646-8500
Country Inn & Suites 2921 O Leary Lane
East Troy WI 53120
262 642-2100
Holiday Inn 3030 Golf Road
Delafield WI  53018
262 646-7077
Super 8 Motel 917 E Milwaukee Street
Whitewater WI 53190
262 473-8818
Thomas Motel 840 North Wisconsin Street
Elkhorn WI  53121
262 723-2955
White Horse Inn Motel N7825 County Road P
Whitewater WI 53190
262 473-4777
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Last Update:  01/09/2010

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