Old World Wisconsin

View Website Favorite (12) W372S9727 State Road 67 - Eagle, WI 53119
Information: 262-594-6301
Toll Free: 866-944-7483

Old World Wisconsin is open weekends May 6-28 from 10am-5pm and daily May 29-September 4 from 10am-5pm.

At Old World Wisconsin your day will be engaging, authentic, and fun. This means letting you encounter history by exploring sensory rich spaces, stories, and hands-on exploration.  

Each area at Old World Wisconsin showcases different stories from Wisconsin’s immigrant past. As you tour at your own pace, you will find buildings that let you self-explore, gardens to wander through, and costumed staff ready to help you get hands-on with history. You will travel in time from the 1840s to the 1910s, experiencing daily life as you help with chores and cooking, try your hand at crafts and trades, and play – even the grownups!  

We want everyone to have a fun and engaging day filled with stories and lots of questions. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and share stories; By visiting Old World Wisconsin you become a part of Wisconsin’s story. Welcome!  

Make sure to follow us on Facebook or check our web page for details on special events, camps, and more! 

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Military Heritage
    • Wisconsin History
    • European Heritage
    • Historic Homes
    • Transportation Heritage
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • Four miles

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Provided historically accurate blue bird houses throughout the site with interpretive panels to teach visitors about the historical impact of bluebirds on the landscape.
  • Reusable goods are used instead of disposables.
  • Low-flush and/or dual-flush toilets are installed and in use.
  • Office paper, toilet tissues, paper towels, and paper napkins that are purchased are minimum 30% post-consumer recycled content.