|Plan Your Visit|
|Research and Collections|
|History in the Making|
Beginning February 16, 2013
Tuesday through Sunday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Monday & Holidays
Closed: Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Years Eve Day, New Years Day
(Beginning February 16, 2013)
Children (5-17) $3.50
Seniors (65+) and Students w/ID $5.50
Under 5 Free
(2 adults & their minor children)
Everyone enjoys a good meal.
Experience the origins of Wisconsin's iconic food traditions: fish fries, brandy old fashioneds, frozen custard, lager beer and sausage. Learn how historical and contemporary immigration shaped the area's menus. Try your hand at sturgeon spearing and learn the history behind this unique tradition in a virtual ice shanty. Celebrate the dairy industry in an interactive kiosk.
'Not Forgotten' cemetery tour
part of Memorial Day observances
In conjunction with Memorial Day ceremonies in Appleton, the History Museum at the Castle is offering two special walking tours in Riverside Cemetery. The Museum’s walking tours, “Not Forgotten: Appleton Soldiers Civil War to World War II,” will highlight the service of some of Appleton's soldiers who fell during the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II.
The History Museum has lost a significant benefactor and a treasured friend with the passing of Mr. Douglas Ogilvie on March 17, 2013.
His vision, leadership and benevolence will be sorely missed.
Enjoy the exhibit, AKA Houdini, by uncovering the secrets of Houdini's famous illusion through hands-on activities.
Born in Appleton, McCarthy became the figurehead of the anti-communism movement in the United States during the 1950s.
Discover Edna's perspective of growing up in a small Midwesttown. Learn about the Fox Valley from 1840-1950.