Experience the profound impact the Civil War had on Wisconsin's soldiers and civilians as you explore life on the home front and in a reconstructed army camp. This is your chance to get up close and see exactly what a solider's tent was like, try on period clothing, play some Civil War-era games that soldiers would have played to pass the time, help with relief efforts at home and lots more.
- Activities change throughout the month. View or download a list of weekday and weekend activities scheduled throughout the month.
- View highlights of what you'll experience at Civil War Encounters in this YouTube video.
On August 23-24 we'll host a special Gone for a Soldier Weekend where you'll meet lots of re-enactors, and can experience enlisting, drilling, marching and much more!
Thanks to our media sponsor, Wisconisn Public Radio WHAD 90.7FM.
Old World Wisconsin
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
Eagle, WI 53119-9503
Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Trams are equipped to transport visitors using wheelchairs during regular museum operating hours. Call ahead to make arrangements at 262-594-6301.