National Fresh Water Fishing Hall Of Fame

The world's largest fishing museum includes a 5-story building shaped like a musky, hundreds of mounted trophy fish, a research library, 30,000 sq. feet of displays of antique and classic fishing artifacts, 500 outboards, 800 reels, 6,000 lures, hundreds of rods and varied fishing accessories. Video fishing theater. Boat and motor display building. Six acres of landscaped grounds.

Hours of Operation

April 15th-May, Sept-Oct: 9:30am-4pm but no admittance after 3:30pm Summer hours (June, July, August): 9:30am-4:30pm no admittance after 4:00pm


From Hayward, take Hwy 27 S for half a mile and turn left on Hall of Fame Dr and the destination will be on the left.


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History