History Museum at the Castle

The museum defines early Fox Cities life and industry, including its heritage of papermaking and favorite son Harry Houdini. A.K.A. Houdini is an interactive exploration of Houdini's life and illusions. Houdini Walking Tour: Purchase a guide for 25 cents. Rates: $7.50 adult, $5.50 Senior, $3.50 Child (5-17) Under 5 Free, Family Rate $20 (2 adults, 2 minor children) Museum members are free.

Hours of Operation

Tue-Sun 11am-4pm. Closed Monday & Holidays.


U.S. 41 to College Avenue. East on College to Museum in downtown Appleton.


  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical