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Hoard Historical Museum

401 Whitewater Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2255
+1 920-563-7769
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"4 museums in 1!!"

The first part is about the mound builders with a video presentation and artifacts, with maps to... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
wwaggoner
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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Fun For The Whole Family

I'm getting married next year and my soon to be (step) daughter just loves coming here. They are... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Wayne H
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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
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“local history” (5 reviews)
“indian mounds” (3 reviews)
“civil war” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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401 Whitewater Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2255
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+1 920-563-7769
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The first part is about the mound builders with a video presentation and artifacts, with maps to local mounds. Next is the Abe Lincoln and Blackhawk war section, with an actual signed copy of the Lincoln/Douglas Debates. Next comes the National Dairy Shrine with a...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I'm getting married next year and my soon to be (step) daughter just loves coming here. They are are not from this area, but being 8 years old, she finds it so much fun. Personally, I'm a lifetime resident of Fort Atkinson and am very...More

Thank Wayne H
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We drive past this wonderfully find for more than a year before stopping. We found a dairy museum, The Lincoln Museum (civil war), the Hoard House, and Indian Mounds all under one roof and we didn't have time to go downstairs! Take the time to...More

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A terrific resource for Fort and the region! We enjoyed the featured art exhibit as well as permanent exhibit of local and area history. Highly recommended for all ages to learn of the rich traditions which fill our lives.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is one of the nicest city museums I have visited. Excellent 'open concept' design, interesting exhibits (dont forget to go upstairs!) and friendly, knowledgeable and engaging staff. Parking is sometimes a challenge and occasional temporary art or quilt exhibits can draw crowds. But...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

A local art show, the dairy tribute, Hoard house, and Lincoln library await you in this meticulously maintained museum. After The Fireside dinner theater, this is the best attraction in Fort Atkinson. Being a history buff, I was impressed with the historical displays that made...More

Thank Roseann M
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

This museum covers an interesting variety of topics, from the history of dairy farming in the state and local area, to the Blackhawk and Civil wars, as they relate to both the nation and the Fort Atkinson area, as well as glimpses of prehistoric native...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Hoard Historical Museum is a great place to visit any time of year. A wonderful look into the history of the area. They also have a great research room for use and a wide variety of events.

Thank Jill Marie F
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here during the Christmas open house. The place was busy for a special event. Visited with a sportsman who enjoyed the exhibits with taxidermied birds and history of duck hunting in the area. I most enjoyed learning about the Native American mounds. The Christmas...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I took my grandkids, ages 13 and 11, to visit this museum. We thought it would be entirely about the dairy business but there were some other interesting things, as well. We learned about the Indian effigy mounds. And there is a nice little gift...More

Thank pennyannette
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