Copper Culture State Park & Museum

Yinan Chen
Copper Culture State Park Museum
Dick Doeren
Copper Culture State Park Museum
Yinan Chen
Trail on the Oconto River in Copper Culture State Park.
View Website Favorite (1) Copper Culture Way - Oconto, WI 54153
Information: 920-834-6254
Toll Free: 920-834-6206

The Museum is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hours are Sunday through Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. A State Park sticker is not required.

Copper Culture State Park is a 45-acre park located on the north bank of the Oconto River filled with a great amount of history. A monument erected by the State Historical Society and the Oconto County Historical Society in 1952, this park contains a 7,500-year-old burial site. At one time this was considered to be the earliest evidence of human settlement in North America east of the Mississippi River. You’ll also find a pavilion, picnic areas, fishing areas and walking/hiking trails. Enjoy the day hiking followed by a rest along the banks of the Oconto River..

There is no cost of admission to the Park. Attractions include the Copper Culture Museum and a walking trail with historical and nature signs.

A tour guide is available to give an in-depth tour if desired. 

  • Runs Memorial Day through Labor Day
    • Yes
  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical

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