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The Waelderhaus

1100 W Riverside Dr, Kohler, WI 53044-1600
+1 920-453-2851
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Wonderful Gingerbead Houses.

Great way to start the Holiday season. The house is unique but the music and the gingerbread... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
M5332FJannw
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Plymouth, Wisconsin
Great tour

The only down side about this place is you are not allowed to take pictures inside, only of the... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
April G
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1100 W Riverside Dr, Kohler, WI 53044-1600
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Great way to start the Holiday season. The house is unique but the music and the gingerbread houses were absolutely breathtaking.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The only down side about this place is you are not allowed to take pictures inside, only of the outside which isn't that amazing.

Thank April G
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Tells of Kohler family's early days in wisconsin.Guided tour, takes about 1 hour, if you're interested in that type of thing, the tour is fun

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a large house-barn built in Kohler to hold Girl scout meetings and functions. It is used in the summer for music recitals. It is built in the style of Bregenzerwald, Austria, the birthplace of John Michael Kohler (who founded Kohler Company). There is...More

2  Thank Susan F
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting place to visit. It is a replica of an Austrian barnhouse that was constructed with painstaking attention to detail over the course of two years by an Austrian architect for use by the local Girl Scouts. No one has ever lived...More

1  Thank Bonnie T
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were on a segway tour of Kohler (great way to see the area) and stopped here and caught a tour. Very interesting tour. It is a great way to learn the history of the area and the Kohler family. Takes less than an hour...More

2  Thank Boisenb
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

The tour guide has some historical info to share because she is very familiar with this building -- she grew up in Kohler and visited the building often as a Brownie & Girl Scout. She imparts some interesting info, and it was a pleasant way...More

Thank ATP1
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

I have had the privilege to visit some of the smaller villages in Austria on several occasions so always enjoy my trips to the Waelderhaus. It is worth your time to make the visit to appreciate the architect and atmosphere of this lovely and house...More

Thank Judith D
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

This a great stop that takes less than an hour mainly due to the fantastic local tour guide that knows the history of this building and the surrounding area. If you have a girl scout (or former scout or troop mom) in the family, this...More

Thank WisTrippers
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

An interesting tour that takes about an hour or so. Gives you a glimpse into the history of the area arraarea .aappappropriately appropriate for kids of all ages appropriate for kids of all ages ttfopeople of all ages and enjoyable

Thank CFR1967
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Rosie H
24 June 2017|
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Response from unionmaid52 | Reviewed this property |
pretty easy. Guided tours are hourly, I believe
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