Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

View Website Favorite (4) 700 N 12th St - Wausau, WI 54403
Information: 715-845-7010

Tues-Fri: 9am-4pm, First Thursdays each month: 9am-7:30pm, Sat & Sun: Noon-5pm. Before visiting during regular Museum hours, please visit website for any updates.

North central Wisconsin's premier and only full-service art museum features changing temporary and collection exhibitions, a sculpture garden, dynamic education programs, and Art Park, the Museum's  interactive family gallery, designed to delight visitors of all ages. Artwork changes more often than the seasons. No matter the weather, enjoy the beauty of the outdoors in the sculpture garden and galleries featuring artwork from the Museum's collection, focused on art of the natural world and setting the world-standard for avian-themed art. The Museum is housed in an English Cotswold-style residence, and since opening in 1976, multiple expansions have occurred throughout the fully accessible facility. Themes of ever-changing exhibitions enliven programs for all ages and stages. Admission is always free. 

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Art

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Green Innovations

  • Children’s craft projects use recycled items provided by visitors and artwork packaging is reused
  • Parking lot lights illuminate downward to reduce light pollution
  • Trees have been planted around perimeter of property to reduce erosion/conserve moisture and compost is used in gardens
  • Signs are posted on all trash/recycling containers and info about environmental efforts is displayed