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Oshkosh Public Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Oshkosh is lucky to have such a fine museum and knowledgeable staff. The building itself is... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Fun traveling exhibits and great information on local history

The Oshkosh Public Museum is located a block off the water and on the opposite corner to the Paine... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Lexie B
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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1331 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901-2799
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Oshkosh is lucky to have such a fine museum and knowledgeable staff. The building itself is beautiful, and I have not gone to a showing that I did not enjoy. The Native American show was maybe my favorite.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Oshkosh Public Museum is located a block off the water and on the opposite corner to the Paine Art Museum. We have been to several exhibits here. They are really great about pulling in interesting and educational traveling exhibits and have a really great...More

Thank Lexie B
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Worth spending a couple of hours here looking at the exhibits inside and learning about the indigenous history, then white settlement which saw Oshkosh established as a lumber town.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Interesting Wisconsin Native American exhibit area with a few interactive activities for adults and children. We visited during the World War 1 exhibit which was very interesting and don't miss the audio tour of it. Stop in the basement and view the photos and artifacts...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Glad we stopped in to check out the museum. It had a lot of interesting & interactive items. Every hour on the hour the Apostle Clock goes off. A very intriguing clock that took a man 6 years to make. Definitely worth seeing. Lots of...More

Thank Susan L W
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Very nice museum in a fabulous building. Lots of history about the city and the general area. Natural as well as cultural history. The place is even bigger than it looks from outside! Good for all ages.

Thank HemlockHill12
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Our daughters had a great time at this museum. There is a lot of local heritage and flavor. Our kids particularly liked the Civil War section of medical horrors!

Thank WisconsinChristi
Reviewed January 1, 2018

This is a must see, can spend hours there. The people and prices were great. My wife and I highly recommend visiting.

Thank patrickstrantz
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Wonderful visit there today,,,the Apostles Clock is just wonderful....be sure to be there top of the hour to see it though.... Decorated wonderfully for Christmas and visit the exhibits too. The home is most wonderful as you walk though,,,,very enjoyable for a afternoon

Thank PattiJani
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

50 years ago I visited this museum regularly. Chief Oshkosh’s headdress and the Apostles Clock were the main attractions for me. Well in 1994 there was a fire and significant water damage and the museum closed for a couple years. Today it is a modern...More

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Batool K
April 20, 2017|
Response from Kevin R | Reviewed this property |
?? What's an access card? There is a fee and i believe it was $8.00