Oshkosh Public Museum

  • Museum Exterior

    Museum Exterior
  • Wetlands & Waterways

    Wetlands & Waterways
  • Rocking Chair Kid

    Rocking Chair Kid
  • School Group

    School Group
  • Museum Flowers

    Museum Flowers

Discover local history and the stories told through interactive exhibitions. Connect with the community's heritage and develop a sense of place. Inspire learning through a variety of unique educational programs. Rummage through Grandma’s Attic and discover hidden stories packed away in drawers and trunks, experience life on the frontier in a life-size Pioneer Log Cabin, or see if you have what it takes to defend the Union Army with Survivor: Civil War Soldier. Take time to watch the brilliant hourly performance of the Apostles Clock, an eight foot tall monumental clock built in 1895. 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