Paine Art Center and Gardens

Revered as an "American Castle," the Paine features an exquisite 1920's mansion with historic interiors, an exceptional art collection and seasonal, display gardens. The Paine also presents changing art exhibitions, and the Family Discovery Gallery offers creative hands-on activities for children about architecture, art and gardens. Family Programs are offered on select Saturdays on a drop-in basis 11am-4pm for children ages 5-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

Hours of Operation

Open Tues-Sun 11am-4pm. Guided tours available.


Exit State Road 21 or 45 in Oshkosh and travel east 1.5 miles.


  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History
  • European Heritage
  • Historic Homes

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Arboretum/Botanical