Washington County Historical Society (EC Region)

Washington County Historical Society
320 South Fifth Avenue
West Bend, WI, 53095-3333

Website: www.historyisfun.com
Phone: 262-335-4678
Fax: 262-335-4612
Email: director@historyisfun.com


Society President

Ken Miller
W140N11284 County Aire Dr.
Germantwon, WI, 53022


St. Agnes Convent and School Complex

Patricia Lutz
1336 Fond du Lac, West Bend, 53090

Phone: 262-335-4678

Hours: Season Hours visits by appointment or the 3rd Thursday of June, July and August.

Plan Your Visit: Rectory of Father Rehr with Exhibition on Pioneer Religion. Opened in June 2013. Site includes the a barn and convent - not open to the public.


Old Courthouse Square Museum

Patricia Lutz
320 South Fifth Avenue, West Bend, 53095

Phone: (262) 335-4678

Hours: Open Wed-Fri, 11am-5pm;Sat 9:30-1:30, Sun, 1-4pm for tours.

Plan Your Visit: Built in 1889.
Research and business offices on third floor.


Sheriff's Residence & Jail

Patricia Lutz
340 South Fifth Avenue, West Bend, 53095

Phone: 262-335-4678
Email: wchs@historyisfun.com

Hours: Open for guided tours Weds - Friday, 11:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. Some weekend hours - please call ahead.

Plan Your Visit: Built in 1886 one of the few Sheriff's Residence and Jails open for public visits in the U.S.


West Bend Co./ Regal Ware Museum

Patricia Lutz
18 E. Washington Street, West Bend, 53090

Phone: 262-335-4678

Hours: Wed-Fri 12-4

Plan Your Visit: Museum exhibits artifacts from the aluminum cookware industry

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