Museum closed in April

to install

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

Open Tuesday-Sunday

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

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI



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Support the History Museum

We count on community support to fulfill our important mission, and the community has not let us down. We are grateful for this support and work hard to get the most from every dollar. Through financial gifts we will be able to keep bringing innovative and relevant local history programs to people of all ages in our community. Please consider joining us and contributing to our mission. 

Thank you for your support of local history. We hope to see you at the Castle soon!

Planned Giving

Consider including the History Museum at the Castle in your end of life plans. Contact Executive Director Matt Carpenter to discuss planned giving options.

920-735-9370 x 113


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A Message from our Executive Director, Matt Carpenter

2017 was great year for the History Museum at the Castle and people like you have helped make that happen! Through generous financial support, our passionate staff and volunteers continue to engage people of varied interests and ages. We will be posting an update for 2018 when our annual report is completed. 

By the numbers, here are some 2017 successes: