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Hidden Gem

We happened to drive past this on a trip to West Bend and decided to take the tour. The courthouse... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike A
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Interesting place

Great tour along with the house next door. Love the old jail cells and looking at the rooms in the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Renee D
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 days ago
“Hidden Gem”
2 Oct 2017
“Interesting place”
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Historic Old Courthouse with exhibits that include interactive activities. Highlights include 27 room doll house, pink 1950's kitchen, and Woodland Indians and Traders exhibit. Old Jail offers tours of a 1920s Sheriff's residence and county jail all...more
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320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, WI 53095-3333
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+1 262-335-4678
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We happened to drive past this on a trip to West Bend and decided to take the tour. The courthouse is worth seeing but the jail tour cannot be missed! Interesting stories as well as very unique pieces of history. Thanks to Ross for a...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I've been here a couple of times over the years. What is unique are the changing featured exhibits. The architecture of the building is amazing. The Washington County World War II / Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial is on the property and so properly...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great tour along with the house next door. Love the old jail cells and looking at the rooms in the house

Thank Renee D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The nineteenth century courthouse is a museum full of centuries of Wisconsin history. Clio was entertained by the "smell" boxes ...what the steerage smell would have been on the voyage from Europe...ick. I was fascinated by the local lore. Many items from past West Bend...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We saw the building in the distance and were surprised to find this magnificent old court house. This is a must see for anyone who appreciates old craftsmanship. The staircase is absolutely lovely. They have a nice historical display. Take time to stop and visit.

Thank Annette T
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