: 9:30–11:30 am (museum opens at 11 am)
Contact Info E-mail: oww@
: For recorded information call 262-594-6300; during operating hours call 262-594-6301.
History and Mystery Tour with Kathleen Ernst and Marty Perkins (Sold Out)
Join author and former Old World Wisconsin interpreter Kathleen Ernst and curator of research Marty Perkins on an unprecedented adventure. Visit the sites of many of the scenes in Ernst's Chloe Ellefson mystery series (Old World Murder
and The Heirloom Murders
) as they take you on a before-hours, behind-the-scenes tour by foot and by tram. Learn about the inspiration for the series as well as the role of the artifacts and buildings within the museum. At the end of the tour, enjoy a private reception in one of the site's historic buildings and free admission that day. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the tour. Another History and Mystery Tour
event will take place on August 12.
Add'l Contact Info
: Call 262-594-6301
: This event is sold out. Call 262-594-6301 to sign up for a second History and Mystery Tour
on August 12.
: 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.
: Old World Wisconsin
: W372 S9727 Hwy 67
PO Box 69
: 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.
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