Tuesday - Sunday

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI

920-735-9370

Make Your Reservation Today!

The History Museum offers an elegant and historic venue for your event. The events held at the museum include weddings, sales meetings, staff retreats, family reunions, recitals and any other event that requires an ambiance that is unique. The entire Museum may be rented so that your guests can explore the exhibits in this former Masonic temple.

To Make a Reservation

Contact Sheila Ploeckelman at sheila@myhistorymuseum.org or call 920-735-9370 x. 104

Rental Facilities


The Siekman Room has high mullioned leaded windows on three walls, terrazzo floors and an exhibit of historic paintings and stained glass windows. Two sets of French doors open on the large lobby gallery which has tile floors, a beamed ceiling and a six-foot fireplace. 

Capacity: 48 at tables
                    75 lecture style or standing                             Approximately 700 SF


Ogilvie Hall is a large room with heavy beamed ceilings, carpeting, a stage area and antique lighting fixtures. The 1926 Austin pipe organ used by the Masons in their rituals is in working order and available for use with a rental.  A public address system is also available.


Capacity: 120 at tables 
                    165 lecture style or standing
                    Approximately 3,400 SF

Weddings


The History Museum at the Castle offers a unique setting for any wedding function. In addition to a memorable setting, the attentive staff will assist you with referrals  to assure your wedding is a complete success.

The Museum, originally a Masonic Temple, was built in 1923. Throughout the building, Egyptian and medieval motifs are found in every room and gallery. The temple’s architectural style, Norman Revival, creates the illusion of a mysterious castle.