Hearthstone Historic House Museum

View Website Favorite (4) 625 W Prospect Ave - Appleton, WI 54911
Information: 920-730-8204

Mon-Wed: Closed. Thursday & Friday: 10am, Saturday: 11am, Sunday: 1pm. Tours are conducted every half hour with the last tour of the day beginning at 3:30pm.

Built in 1882, this stunning Victorian landmark is the first home in the world lit by a hydroelectric central station based on the Thomas A. Edison system. Guided tours of the museum offer a step back in time to the dawn of domestic electricity. Original light fixtures, light switches, woodwork, stained glass and beautiful architecture greet each guest. An exciting hydro-adventure discovery center and gift shop are just right for kids of all ages. Changing exhibits, events and programs are held throughout the year.
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
    • Historic Homes
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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