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Hearthstone Historic House Museum

Prospect and Memorial Dr., Appleton, WI
+1 920-730-8204
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Great tour, passionate and knowlegable guides

I went with my mother who was visiting from overseas. We were incredibly impressed with all the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Michael P
Appleton, Wisconsin

Was very cool to visit the first house with hydro powered electricity, the kitchen is now being... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Prospect and Memorial Dr., Appleton, WI
+1 920-730-8204
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

I went with my mother who was visiting from overseas. We were incredibly impressed with all the history and detail here. It takes a little while but well worth it.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Was very cool to visit the first house with hydro powered electricity, the kitchen is now being restored, cant wait to see it finished, excellent history

Thank fhoida
Reviewed 17 May 2016

What a gem this museum is! I have been there three times, one which included a "tea". The tour guide actually dressed up as the original owner's spouse and enacted with us. She answered questions, poured tea and was genuinely engaging- - a real delight!...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Visit the Hearthstone...it is a fine experience .Learn facts which are very possibly "new knowledge"

1  Thank kfaithpowers
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a lovely Victorian home that is a pleasure to tour. Plan more time for your visit since the tour group before you could take a while and you have to wait for them to clear before you can go on. One of the...More

1  Thank dmannrivers
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I really enjoyed our tour of the Hearthstone. (We both love museums and history) Our tour guide was very engaging and we liked the interactive exhibits in the basement. Just make sure to bring cash for the admission fee!

Thank nflladyfan
Reviewed 21 March 2016

If you've never been to the Hearthstone, it's worth a visit anytime, but if you are a local and can choose when and take friends or family, I recommend going when the stately historic Victorian building is decorated for Christmas and had a small group...More

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This house brings back so many wonderful memories and I love how they change it around and add different details for every holiday. My grandpa used to do plumbing here so I feel a sense of pride as I walk through. Staff are great to...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 5 January 2016

They should turn this place into a B & B or apartments and get some actual use out of it...since its falling apart and they don't have funding to repair things. Ive visited a few times and the staff is not friendly - and they...More

2  Thank heidi D
Reviewed 17 December 2015

A great museum to take the kids or grandchildren. The first home with electricity! We have also gone around Christmas which was really cool.

Thank rjbhunter
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