Chalet of the Golden Fleece Museum

Magical and whimsical, priceless historic treasures, artifacts from every corner of the world! Discover the passions of world traveler Edwin Barlow (founder of the Wilhelm Tell pageant) who gifted his extensive collections, along with his Swiss Bernese chalet-style home, to the village of New Glarus so visitors could enjoy the home and the contents.

Hours of Operation

Open May through October - Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday 10 am - 4 pm. Groups also welcome with advance reservations.


from Chicago - Take the NW Tollway(I-90) to Beloit, Wisconsin. Exit I-90 at Highway 81 West. Follow Hwy 81 west to intersection of Hwy 11. Follow11/81 west to Monroe. Take the Monroe bypass to the New Glarus/Hwy 69 exit. Follow Hwy 69 north to New Gl

History/Heritage Type

  • European Heritage
  • Historic Homes
  • Wisconsin History