General Store Museum & Visitor Center

  • One of the oldest buildings on Washington Avenue, visitors will marvel at the beautiful tin walls and ceiling.

    One of the oldest buildings on Washington Avenue, visitors will marvel at the beautiful tin walls and ceiling.
  • The museum boasts all kinds of goods found in an old-time general store, including a fine selection of candy.

    The museum boasts all kinds of goods found in an old-time general store, including a fine selection of candy.
  • Get a glimpse into Wisconsin's past when you visit this fascinating little museum that serves as Cedarburg's Visitor Center and its Chamber of Commerce.

    Get a glimpse into Wisconsin's past when you visit this fascinating little museum that serves as Cedarburg's Visitor Center and its Chamber of Commerce.

This collection of antique packaging, vintage grocery tins, apothecary items and dry goods evokes the essence of an old-time general store. It is a marvelous treasury of the past that delights both young and old and is believed to be one of the most extensive collections of its kind in the Midwest. The Cedarburg Visitor Center is located in the building also, which makes it the perfect first stop on your vist to Cedarburg.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 10 am - 4 pm, Sat. 10 am - 1 pm

Directions

Just 17 miles North of Milwaukee on I-43, take Exit 89 (Hwy C, Pioneer Road). Go west 3 miles to the stoplight at Washington Avenue. Turn right and continue into the downtown historic district. The General Store Museum is at the south end of Cedarburg'

Free Admission

  • Yes

Features

  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History