Old World Wisconsin

Eagle, WI

Where are we going?

Old World Wisconsin
9527 WI-67
WI 53119


What is there to do?

We knew history could be fun, but did you! Old World Wisconsin is a fascinating and historic attraction that is fun (and educational!) for kids, as they step back in time and actually experience what it would have been like to live and work on a farm at the turn of the century.

We bet it's pretty different to what it's like now! Old World Wisconsin has nearly 600 acres for the whole family to explore, and 65 buildings to experience that have been relocated from across the state.

We hope you're ready to share a day of farm fun together! Ready to hear all about the fun things that you can get up to? Let's go then! How about your first stop by the 1870s Crossroads Village, and join the busy blacksmith as he pounds that metal into objects used in everyday life.

Why don't you pop into the Sisel Shoe Shop where you can help the shoemaker create their latest masterpieces with leather and pegs.

Don't worry kids, there is always plenty to do to earn your keep around the farm! The farmers might need your help watering the gardens, or perhaps hunting for eggs in the chicken coop. Perhaps you might hear the farmer in the wood shop calling for some help!

Old World Wisconsin really does offer a chance to experience what living and working on a farm over a century ago is like. There are 10 working farmsteads, as well as a special "Life on the Farm" experience where the whole family can actually help the farmer and his wife get through the daily shores!

And what would a working farm be without animals! There are cows, chickens, horses, oxen, pigs and of course sheep that you can meet with. Afterwards, you can even get lost in nature with gardens and miles of nature paths to get explore. 

The activites at Old World Wisconsin change by the season, so make sure you check out all that is happening before you go so you can ensure you're there for the activities you don't want to miss! The sheep get shorn in spring, and the harvest occurs in the fall ...don't miss that important 4th July celebration either!

Be prepared for a day filled with fun . . . and memories to be made.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $19

Children: $10 (ages 4 to 12)

Discount: Seniors $16

Free Under: 4 years


Need a little extra help?

Some of the areas have limited accessibility because of the historic environment recreations. Make sure you call ahead to make arrangements if you need assistance. service animals are allowed.


When can we go?

10am - 5pm weekends in Spring, daily in summer, and Thurs to Sun Fall.

May through October, plus post-holiday events


Any top tips?

Dress comfortably and plan for a day of enjoying the outdoors. You can load your stroller onto a tram; keep in mind that our roads are gravelly and bumpy.

I’m Hungry!

Visit the octagonal Clausing Barn Restaurant for snacks and light meals, and enjoy dining in the barn or out back on the secluded patio.

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