The Oshkosh Public Museum invites you to experience the rich story of exploration and settlement in the Lake Winnebago Region. Interactive, family-friendly exhibits bring the region’s history to life. Explore the area’s habitat and natural history in Wetlands and Waterways and discover the many treasures hidden in Grandma’s Attic.
Take time to watch the monumental Apostles Clock strike the hour. Stroll through the Edwardian era, 1908 Sawyer mansion and marvel at the rich interiors designed by the famous Tiffany Studios of New York. Check out the travelling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year. Whatever your interests, the museum has something for everyone!
The Museum also hosts special tours from time to time, such as the renowned Riverside Cemetery Tours. These tours require separate admission rates.
From US Highway 41 take the Highway 21 (Oshkosh Avenue) Exit #119. Proceed east on Highway 21 and cross the bridge over the Fox River. At the first stoplight past the bridge, turn right onto High Avenue. Turn left into the second driveway.
School tours and field trips should call ahead for reservations so that Museum staff can help your group prepare to make the best use of the Museum during your visit.
Gift shop full of toys, candy, children’s books and Oshkosh apparel.
The Museum is fully handicap accessible. A wheelchair lift is located just inside the main entrance, to the right of the stairs.
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Open to visitors and for tours Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 4:30pm, and Sunday, 1pm to 4:30 pm.
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