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Historic Washington House

1622 Jefferson St, Two Rivers, WI 54241-3017
+1 920-793-2490
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History and Ice Cream

This museum masquerades as an ice cream parlor. Enjoyed both experiences. Lots of artifacts on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thorneloe
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
via mobile
Bizarre place, it could be so much more

We stopped at this place out of interest in the birthplace of the sundae. The museum was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DGS2002
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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1622 Jefferson St, Two Rivers, WI 54241-3017
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+1 920-793-2490
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum masquerades as an ice cream parlor. Enjoyed both experiences. Lots of artifacts on display.

Thank thorneloe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this place out of interest in the birthplace of the sundae. The museum was a hodgepodge of sometimes bizarre items. Including unopened toys from the 1970's. We thought the sundae stop would be fun but they did barely anything to make this...More

Thank DGS2002
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I like the " easy to read" signs because they are in larger print and explain a lot of items displayed. We were greeted warmly by 2 ladies on staff. Just had breakfast so we skipped the ice cream this time.

Thank VHS-65
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Interesting and free! Friendly staff. It has a nice ice cream parlor where you can eat a sunday where they claim was invented!

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this museum/ice cream shop. The building itself was very historic, and interesting to walk through. The volunteers were knowledgeable and friendly. We were excited to have an ice cream sundae in the "birthplace" town - and the Ruby sundae was...More

Thank Jessica0823
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Home of the Ice Cream sundae! Great Wisconsin ice cream and a very cool free museum. Worth a stop if you are close to Two Rivers.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Was visiting the farmers market and it started to rain so went over to Washington House for an ice cream treat and enjoyed talking to the volunteers working there and exploring all the memorabilia and teaching our grand children some history .

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My husband and I came here, admittedly, for the ice cream. As the home of the Ice Cream Sundae, we thought it would be fun to bring our two young children here. When we entered, we realized it was a whole museum. At first, we...More

Thank CorduroyArtist
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

A place with an interesting an collection of local information and memorabilia. Ice cream was amazing and a good price.

Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed 13 February 2017

HOME OF THE ICE SUNDAY. Backed with local history and great ice cream Don't forget to visit the upstairs and the history section.

Thank cptjakirk
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