Pinecrest Historical Village Manitowoc
History & Museums Manitowoc Two Rivers

Agricultural Heritage & Resources, Inc.
Business Description: Preserved Czech farmstead, the home was built in 1876. The entire farmstead has displays and exhibits. Located at the site is also a Pavilion with exhibits, air-conditioned and heated, with a conference room and is handicap accessible. Open for tours, including specialty meals and entertainment.

Volunteer non-profit organization operated by Agricultural Heritage Resources, Inc.
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center
Business Description: Located in Manitowoc County, on the west side of I-43, between I-43 and Gass Lake Rd., at the Cty Rd. C intersection. Farm Wisconsin will educate visitors of all ages about how and where their food is produced, and why agriculture is important.
Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum
Business Description: Two Rivers Historical Society:

We're celebrating the History of Hamilton and enter into a new era in the preservation of American Wood Type. Printing & type cutting demos and interesting displays for the entire family.

The Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. With 1.5 million pieces of wood type and more than 1,000 styles and sizes of patterns, Hamilton's collection is one of the premier wood type collections in the world. In addition to wood type, the Museum is home to an amazing array of advertising cuts from the 1930s through the 1970s, and all of the equipment necessary to make wood type and print with it, as well as equipment used in the production of hot metal type, tools of the craft and rare type specimen catalogs.

$5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for ages 65 and over, or under 12.
Historic Washington House
Business Description: This warm 1850 hotel, historic saloon and museum will thrill Children of all ages. Enjoy the antique toy collection and the Victorian doll house, rare murals in second floor ballroom, and Ed Berner's old-time ice cream parlor, the home of the original Ice Cream Sundae, and enjoy the red, white and blue Washington House Sundae as well as other soda fountain specialties. No admission fee.
Lake Michigan Carferry
Business Description: Take the fun shortcut across Lake Michigan on the largest carferry on the Great Lakes! The 410' S.S. BADGER holds 620 passengers, plus autos, RVs, buses and large trucks.  The S.S. BADGER offers daily sailings between Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Ludington, Michigan. Mid May through mid October. Vehicles travel with you! Affordable meals, snacks and beverages available on board. Badger Boatique gift shop, movie lounge, entertainment, video arcade and activities for children. Badger Boatel provides on-board overnight accommodations. Call for sailing times, information and reservations.
MAGIC – Mishicot Historical Museum & Research Center
Business Description: This museum is housed in a two room schoolhouse built in 1873. Come ring the school bell! In addition to displaying artifacts of the Mishicot area, it features collections on rural schools, like the Potawatomi Indians and Chief Mishicott, it's namesake.

Also: Open for Christmas in the Village - December 1, 2017. And sponsor of yearly historical one day bus trip to The Land of Chief Mishicott - next trip scheduled for June 16, 2018.

On the corner of Randolph and Rockway Streets in Mishicot, WI. (920) 755-2525 or (920) 755-3317.

"The best small town historical museum and research center in Wisconsin"




Open Weekends 1-4pm, May through October. (Other times by appointment.)
Manitowoc County Historical Society
Business Description: Discover a Civil War flag, learn the story of Manitowoc's famous circus performers and see a 300-year-old dugout canoe! Many other interesting and historical things await you!

Hours:

Summer Hours (May 1 through October 24):

The McAllister House Welcome Center and Pinecrest Historical Village are open May 1 through October 24, Tuesday through Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm.  Closed Monday.

Standard admission rates apply. See full admission rates below.

Winter Hours (October 25 to April 30): The McAllister House Welcome Center is open October 25 through April 30, Wednesday through Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm. The Pinecrest Historical Village buildings are not open unless for special programming. Special admission rate for winter hours is $5 per person.

Business Description:
Nestled in the scenic rolling Ice Age Kettle Moraine countryside of Eastern Wisconsin, the Manitowoc County Historical Society is a museum of living history.  Feel the heat from the blacksmith's forge, take part in one-room school lessons, and find your ancestor's name in our archives.

This 60-acre interpretive museum of local history features a Welcome Center with local history exhibits and research services and the outdoor Pinecrest Historical Village - a collection of over 25 historic buildings with period furnishings from Manitowoc County's early settlers.

Discover Wisconsin's stories of the past with a visit to the Manitowoc County Historical Society. Be part of our story today!
Pinecrest Historical Village
Business Description: Step back in time to explore village and farm life in Manitowoc County from the 1850's to the early 1900's, travel through 25 historic buildings, and discover hands on activities at the Children's Discovery Village. Located just three miles west of I-43, (Exit #152).
Rahr-West Art Museum
Business Description: A Victorian Mansion built in 1891, listed on National Register of Historic Places and accredited by the American Association of Museums. Galleries feature changing exhibitions and a collection of American Art. This is the site of Sputnikfest, as a piece of Sputnik IV landed in front of the Mansion in 1962. Named one of USA Today’s “10 Great Places to See Art in Smaller Cities,” the museum features a World Class Art Collection.
Rogers Street Fishing Village and Museum
Business Description: Nestled on the shore of the East Twin River, this museum village and heritage park is devoted to the history of Great Lakes commercial and charter fishing. Celebrate  175+ years of fishing heritage since 1837 by exploring an 1886 lighthouse, shipwreck artifacts, and beautiful works of art.  Or stop and ponder at the French Canadian exhibit, read about the Lifesaving Service, and picture yourself with the commercial fisherman. We've recently added, more artifacts from the famous Christmas Tree Ship (Rouse Simmons). Relive famous maritime disasters in the Coast Guard exhibit "Shipwrecks"!

We're open Memorial day through mid October, from 10am-4pm Monday through Friday, and Noon-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Two Rivers Historic Farm Museum
Business Description: Preserving a way of life through the display of farming equipment fifty years and older. This museum is dedicated to the hardest working people in Wisconsin...the dairy farmers. This unique Museum displays miscellaneous tools, antique tractors, vintage farm equipment and a display of a living room, kitchen/dining room and a bedroom of a farmhouse from the early 1900's.
Wisconsin Maritime Museum and WWII Submarine
Business Description: The Midwest's largest maritime museum, where kids and adults can tour of the nation's most completely restored WWII submarine, the USS COBIA. Discover a gallery dedicated to Wisconsin-built recreational boats, or time-travel back to a 19th century shipbuilding town. Have fun with hands-on activities in the Children's Waterways Room and Little Lakefarer's Room, and you can operate a working triple-expansion marine steam engine.  Then visit the Museum’s Gift Store, Pier 75, for all your nautical purchases! All at the region’s only Smithsonian affiliate and the largest Maritime Museum on the Great Lakes.

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