Open Daily, Except Tuesdays  

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI


Walking Tours

Step-On Bus Tours

To inquire about booking, email our Education & Collections manager at 

The History Museum's guided walking tours offer a fun and interactive introduction to local history for convention-goers or corporate team building. Available for groups of 15 or more, and tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Visit our Get Up & Go Walking Tours page to view available tours and pricing.

Adult City Tours

Appleton History Highlights

​Get to know the City of Appleton on a guided bus tour featuring notable people, places, and events that shaped the city.

Appleton's Black History

Learn about local African American history on a bus tour that visits nine sites in Appleton's Third Ward, downtown business district, and City Park neighborhood.

Bus tours are the ideal way to see Appleton in style. Witness history in comfort while a member of the History Museum staff points out historic sites and explains how local and national histories intersect on our city streets. Available for groups of 20 or more, and tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Tour groups are responsible for arranging transportation.

Length: about 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic and guest questions

Price: $15/person