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Old World Wisconsin

Old World Wisconsin Offers Unplugged Adventure For Families

We all spent a lot of time of our devices throughout this past year, but now families can unplug and experience early immigrant history at Old World Wisconsin.

The historic site re-opened its doors June 17th for general admission. Visitors will experience firsthand the daily life of Wisconsin’s earliest settlers. It includes 60 restores historic structures on over 600 acres of picturesque landscapes.

General Admission Information:

June 17 – Aug 29 | Thusday through Sunday | 10 am – 4 pm

Sep 4 – Oct 10 | Saturday through Sunday | 10 am – 4 pm

Website: http://oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/

The 1870s Crossroads Village and 10 ethnic farmsteads showcase different stories, ranging from the 1840s to the 1910s. The visits are designed to be engaging and authentic, with sensory-rich spaces, stories, ad hands-on activities. 

Guests will encounter historic spaces to explore, gardens and trails to wander through, and costumed staff ready to enlist your help.

Families can shop in the general store, watch the blacksmith work his craft, tour homes rom Irish and Yankee immigrants, learn about an early African-American community, take a lesson in the Raspberry School, explore immigrant homes, hop on a high-wheel bicycle, meet pigs, cows, horses, sheep, and chicken, and so much more.

For more information, head to their website

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