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Waukesha County Museum

Waukesha County Museum
View Website Favorite 101 W Main St - Waukesha, WI 53186
Information: 262-521-2859

Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm Inquire by phone for additional tour availability

Located in an 1893 courthouse, the Waukesha County Museum is home to a new permanent exhibit, Les Paul: The Wizard of Waukesha. The exhibit chronicles his life as a young boy through his years of fame. Rare guitars and priceless artifacts are used to tell the inspiring story of the man who put a dent-in-the-universe by inventing the Gibson solid body electric guitar and sound-on-sound recording.  Rotating exhibits displayed through out the year.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History

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