Lake Geneva museums come in all shapes and sizes — from inside an historical home to a world famous observatory.  Come and explore.

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Black Point Estate and Gardens

W4270 Southland Road, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Description: Black Point Estate and Gardens evokes the sense of a time and place when urban Chicago families escaped to Wisconsin to spend lazy summer days entertaining guests on the wrap-around porch or sailing on Geneva Lake. Explore the elegant trappings of th...

East Troy Railroad Museum

2002 N. Church Street, East Troy, WI 53120
Description: The East Troy Electric Railroad’s environmentally friendly, meticulously restored rail cars run the tracks weekends from April through November across the beautiful Kettle Moraine countryside. These are the same trolleys and coaches that once connect...

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Geneva Lake Museum

255 Mill Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Description: Explore the Geneva Lake Museum’s Archaic and Potowatomi Indian artifacts, 19th century brick Main Street featuring historical residences, businesses, stage coach, sleigh, nautical vessels, exhibits on historic lakeshore estates, Frank Lloyd Wri...

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Lake Geneva Heritage Tour

817 Wisconsin St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Description: Historic Home Tour – Steppingstone, built in 1875 is open for guided tours on Friday and Saturday, May through October. Tour times are 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. Saved from the wrecking ball, Steppingstone has been lovingly restored as a f...

Old World Wisconsin

W372 S9727 Highway 67, Eagle, WI 53119
Description:  Welcome to a time-travel adventure through rural midwestern 1800s and early 1900s. Period-clad interpreters plow the fields, work the blacksmith’s forge and prepare meals on wood-fired stoves just like Wisconsin’s original settlers....

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Ten Chimneys

S43 W31575 Depot Road, Genesee Depot, WI 53127
Description:  Ten Chimneys is the estate lovingly created by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Those who visit, like guests of the Lunts, are welcomed into the Lunts’ extraordinary home without the fuss of ropes or barriers. Tours of Ten ...

Yerkes Observatory

373 W. Geneva Street, Williams Bay, WI 53191
Description: Known as the birthplace of modern astrophysics, Yerkes Observatory is open to the public for daytime tours Monday through Saturday and evening telescope observing programs, year round, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.  Dayt...

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