Museum Operations              Status

Exhibitions                                          X

Giftshop                                              X

Research Appointments                     X

Room Rentals                                    X

Traveling Exhibitions                          X

O indicator = Currently available. May be modified or limited in accordance with public health guidelines. 

X indicator = Currently unavailable. 

Visitor Requirements

  • Register at the Front Desk upon Arrival
  • Wear a cloth face covering at all times (ages 3+)
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Museum Health & Safety Measures

  • Limited the number of museum visitors at a given time
  • Removed high-touch interactives from exhibits
  • Enhanced cleaning procedures
  • Installed signs to promote social distancing and good hygiene
  • Implemented new visitor requirements
  • Staff and volunteers are required to wear a cloth face covering
  • Developed a plan for phased resumption of museum operations

Due to local health conditions, the History Museum will be closed to the public beginning October 3. The History Museum will resume business in phases based on gating criteria specified in the Badger Bounce Back plan and local health directives. The status of public health as well as state and federal guidelines will determine when and how the Museum reinstates its operations and public programming. 

Museum Closed Due to Local Health Conditions 

Open Friday - Sunday

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

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI


Museum Programming         Status

Group Visits                                       X

Homeschool Day                               X

School Days                                      X

Speakers/Special Events                   X

Traveling Trunks                                X

Walking Tours                                    X