Museum Closed Due to Local Health Conditions 

Open Friday - Sunday

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

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI


Get your students out of the classroom to see the city! During these fun programs, we hop on your bus and take your students on a history adventure throughout Appleton. School groups are responsible for arranging bus transportation for these tours.

The group is responsible for bus transportation; the museum does not have a bus. When you request a bus, please also request a microphone/PA system for the docent to use. 

School Group Rates: 

$5 per student, minimum of 20 students or $100

​1 chaperone for every 8 students is free, additional chaperones are $10.50 each

Appleton History Highlights Tour

Guided by Museum staff, this bus tour takes students through the City of Appleton, highlighting points of local history. 

Recommended for grade 2-4

Black History Bus Tour
Bring your class on a bus tour of historical sites associated with Appleton's historic black community and the Civil Rights Era.
Recommended for grades 5-12.

Bus Tours

​Looking to get the most out of your bus reservation?

Pair your bus tour with a visit to the History Museum and Hearthstone Historic House!