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Geneva Lake Museum of History

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See what it was like to go to school in the 19th century. Lots of great local history here. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Great few hours spent going through the 'main street' and other exhibits

We spend a few hours going through the history of Lake Geneva, various time periods and military... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
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255 Mill St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1927
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Reviewed 2 days ago

See what it was like to go to school in the 19th century. Lots of great local history here. Great for a school field trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We spend a few hours going through the history of Lake Geneva, various time periods and military and community exhibits. Very enjoyable. We would say a must for first time visitors. Docents very helpful and knowledgable. Active duty military discount vs veterans.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cat S
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the museum and learning of the interesting history of Lake Geneva. Several displays with videos for viewing and a very helpful staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised about this little museum. It’s is full of history about Lake Geneva. Lots of content and beautifully decorated and organized. Very inexpensive too, $7. The tour starts with an introduction with one of the friendly ladies working there and then you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariaHuertas
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This museum is very well organized. Plus, a lady was close by to explain the items we were looking at. She also gave some history on the displays. It should appeal to children ages somewhere over 10. It is easy to get around. Handicapped, wheel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arnold B
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Walking distance from downtown. Very interesting facts and artifacts about history of Lake Geneva.Spent between 1-2 hours seeing everything. Had a treasure hunt game for children to find things in the displays .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rwolfden1
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Great museum in the heart of downtown Lake Geneva -- easy to get to, plenty of parking, inexpensive admission, helpful staff. You can get through this one pretty quickly if you need to but I/we recommend taking the time to really look at all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue O
Reviewed 8 September 2018

we had a great time, the lady at the front desk, I think her name was Helen ? she was so friendly but most of all so prepared, she knew the history of the museum and she explained some to us before we started the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peppergirl2016
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went to the museum to check out the Northwestern Military and Naval Academy exhibit which was well done but small. The balance of the exhibits we very well done and worth a stop. I was very surprised at the detail and level of collection and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Captarts
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We wanted to do something educational with the kids. This museum lived up to that need. The kids enjoyed it and it was informative. Quite interactive as well. Overall, the museum sets out the history of Lake Geneva and the surrounding area as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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America N
7 April 2017|
Response from marvalbar |
$7 adults $6 seniors kids through high school free
John M
11 June 2015|
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Response from dkm57 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. It's all one floor. I would check the website or ring them up.