Image Rights, Reproduction, and Use
Images from the collection are available for personal or commercial uses. All use of Museum collections are regulated through use agreements and a fee structure.
Researching at the Museum
The History Museum welcomes researchers, and can also perform research on an individual's behalf. Please read the following for more information about the research process:
For inquiries, image use, or to schedule a research appointment contact:
Chief Curator Dustin Mack
920-735-9370 x. 112.
The Museum holds artifacts and archival materials that document the social, cultural, economic and technological history of Appleton, the Lower Fox River Valley, and Outagamie County. International and national figures with ties to the area, such as Harry Houdini, are also represented with materials that shed light on their lives.
Altogether, the collection includes 20,000 3-D artifacts, 800 cubic feet of manuscripts, 2,000 volumes of published works, 350 maps, and over 500,000 photographs that document local history. Appleton has the strongest representation in the collection.Click here for more information about donating items to the collection.