Historical Attractions in KEWASKUM with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Kewaskum, Wisconsin!)

Kewaskum is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Badger State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Kewaskum’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Kewaskum when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • Discovery World

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    (38 miles) Milwaukee

    Prepare for an awesome journey that will take you through technical wonders, mystical and innovative exhibits, and natural splendor. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for ...

  • Old World Wisconsin

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    (47 miles) Eagle

    Who knew history could be so fun?! Explore life in the late 1800s/early 1900s in a very hands-on way. Dig into some 19th century chores, meet farmers and learn what life was really like working and ...

  • Barlow Planeterium

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    (50 miles) Menasha

    The Barlow Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley opened to the public on March 20, 1998. This is a world-class facility for 3-D excitement, giant full-color special effects and ...

  • Paper Discovery Center

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    (52 miles) Appleton

    From historical photos of people, buildings, and machines to samples of pulp and paper, there's lots to touch, smell, and examine. Play space included.

  • Tommy Bartlett Exploratory

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    (78 miles) Wisconsin Dells

    Inspire your imagination and unlock the secrets to a universe of fun! With over 150 hands-on activities, this interactive science center will have you guessing, thinking and exploring the world of ...

  • Historic Point Basse

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    (99 miles) Nekoosa

    A historic day out at Point Basse, taking you back to the early settlers lives on what was once a Native American trail.

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  • Plymouth Arts Center

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    (20 miles) Plymouth

    A cultural day out with the family at this Arts Center in Plymouth. With art galleries and exhibits for kids to explore and take in, it can make a relaxing and artistic family day out.

  • Milwaukee Public Museum

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    (37 miles) Milwaukee

    From dinosaurs to the hall of shells this is a fascinating and child friendly stop covering a vast range of specialist topics with an ever changing selection of exhibitions.

  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum

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    (37 miles) Milwaukee

    Active and creative kids up to 10 years can learn through play at this Milwaukee children's museum!

  • Oshkosh Public Museum

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    (39 miles) Oshkosh

    A kid-friendly local history museum. Travel back in time with family-friendly exhibits that bring the region's history to life, watch the famous Apostles Clock chime the hour, stroll through the 1908 ...

  • Wisconsin Maritime Museum

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    (49 miles) Manitowoc

    Welcome to a great place to learn, play and explore the rich maritime history of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum offers ...

  • The History Museum

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    (52 miles) Appleton

    Inside the walls of the History Museum, the past comes alive through the stories, photographs and artifacts of people of the Fox Valley. Our mission is to inspire appreciation for the rich history of ...

  • The Building for Kids

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    (52 miles) Appleton

    Amazing interactive experiences for kids of all ages that inspire, teach, and allow those imaginations to flow! From dragons, to towns and storybook characters.

  • MacKenzie Environmental Education Center

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    (59 miles) Poynette

    Feaures include hands on in and outdoor live wildlife exhibits, self guided nature trails, museums, a fire tower and large picnic area.

  • Madison Childrens Museum

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    (66 miles) Madison

    Features include art studio, interactive gear and water exhibits, restored log cabin with period activities, and two unique and highly imaginative eco play areas with one for under 5s and one for ...

  • UW Geology Museum

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    (67 miles) Madison

    Take a journey into the deep history of Wisconsin at this fascinating Geology Museum, with hands-on learning for kids!

  • National Railroad Museum

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    (67 miles) Green Bay

    At the National Railroad Museum we strive to introduce visitors to a chapter in national history that brought wealth and modernity to millions of Americans. Learning about the history of rail allows ...

  • Circus World Museum

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    (76 miles) Baraboo

    A fun and interesting collection of fascinating circus artifacts - it might even be the largest in the world! Historic circus fun for the whole family in Wisconsin!

  • Volo Auto Museum

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    (83 miles) Volo

    30 acres of automobile fun in Illinois, with Hollywood cars, classic cars and a Kids Zone!

  • Mid Continent Railway Museum

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    (83 miles) North Freedom

    Experience this outdoor, living museum recreating the "Golden Age of Railroading" back in the 19th century! Locomotive fun for kids in Wisconsin!

  • Lake County Discovery Museum

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    (87 miles) Wauconda

    Showcases aspects of local history using intriguing exhibits and hands on features to keep learning fun. Permanent and travelling exhibitions.

  • Illinois Railway Museum

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    (91 miles) Union

    The Illinois Railway Museum, as you see it today, is the result of decades of effort by a dynamic group of dedicated volunteers. All of the buildings, track, locomotives and cars were assembled here ...

  • Midway Village Museum

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    (94 miles) Rockford

    Interpreters in authentic period clothing bring Northern Illinois history to life in authentic Midway Village and engage students through a variety of hands-on activities--from rope making to ...

  • Sandcastles Childrens Museum

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    (94 miles) Ludington

    Create, discover and explore at this Michigan children's museum, with hands-on discovery and fun ways to use their imagination!

  • Burpee Museum of Natural History

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    (96 miles) Rockford

    Welcome! Burpee Museum is a natural history museum specializing in paleontology, geology, biology, and Native American life. We have three floors of exhibits.

  • Discovery Center Museum

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    (96 miles) Rockford

    The amazing Discovery Center Museum is full of over 250 exciting hands-on exhibits spread over a two-floor area. Out in the museum's backyard, visitors can explore Rock River Discovery Park, a giant, ...

  • Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum

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    (97 miles) Rockford

    A step back in time at one of only a handful of Swiss-style homes remaining in the USA from the 1800s. Filled with Victorian Era furnishings and artifacts, it also has a fascinating Indian Burial ...

  • Door County Maritime Museum at Gills Rock

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    (100 miles) Sturgeon Bay

    When in the northern part of the Door Peninsula, be sure to visit the Door County Maritime Museum at Gills Rock. The newly remodeled facility features the fishing tug Hope built in 1930 by Sturgeon ...

  • Great Scott

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    (43 miles) Mukwonago

    An entreatingly fun magic show with kid-sized fun suitable for the whole family.

  • Wizard Quest

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    (78 miles) Wisconsin Dells

    Wizard Quest is the leader in computer interactive games played in a live setting. The setting is a 13000 square foot fantasy, themed labrynth (called the quadrasphere).

  • Ghost Out-Post Haunted House

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    (78 miles) Wisconsin Dells

    Are you afraid of the Dark?? Have you ever been hunted by a man-eating rat? Do you know how it feels to be trapped in a maze with twisted torture victims? In the Ghost Out-Post Haunted House you ...

  • Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

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    (16 miles) Byron

    Over 30 species of animal for observation, plus environmental education classes and workshops held largely aimed at children and a live snake exhibit in the Nature Centre. Green ski run and ...

  • Milwaukee County Zoo

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    (35 miles) Milwaukee

    More than 2,275 creatures are waiting in this family friendly zoo, with workshops, concerts and food festivals too! A fun animal filled day out for all ages in Milwaukee!

  • Mulberry Lane Petting Farm

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    (45 miles) Sherwood

    Animal time! Kids will love spending the day in this sweet Wisconsin petting farm where they can take a guided tour and meet all the friendly farm animals!

  • Green Meadows Petting Farm

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    (52 miles) East Troy

    A fun and educational animal petting zoo with interactive animal experiences, pony rides, hay rides and even kittens!