Oshkosh Public Museum

  • School Group

    School Group
  • Museum Exterior

    Museum Exterior
  • Wetlands & Waterways

    Wetlands & Waterways
  • Museum Flowers

    Museum Flowers
  • Rocking Chair Kid

    Rocking Chair Kid

Come experience the rich story of exploration and settlement in the Lake Winnebago Region. Interactive exhibits bring the region’s history to life. Rummage through Grandma’s Attic and discover hidden stories packed away in drawers and trunks or see if you have what it takes to defend the Union Army with Survivor: Civil War Soldier. Take time to watch the Apostle’s Clock, one of Wisconsin’s top ten attractions, strike the hour. Stroll through the Edwardian-era 1908 Sawyer home and marvel at the rich interiors designed by the famous Tiffany Studios of New York. Check out the traveling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year. Whatever your interests, the Museum has something for everyone. Discover the award-winning Oshkosh Public Museum today!

Hours of Operation

Open Tues-Sat 10am-4:30pm, Sun 1-4:30pm.


From US Hwy 41 take the Hwy 21 exit (#119). Proceed east on Hwy 21 and turn right onto High Avenue. The Museum is on the left.


  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Early Industry
  • Wisconsin History
  • Historic Homes

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes