Open Daily, except Tuesdays  

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

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI


Group Museum Visits

Visit the History Museum's award winning exhibits on a self-guided tour. Admission includes full access to the History Museum including a personal introduction to the exhibits, amenities, and brief history of the History Museum building, a former Masonic temple. 
​​We recommend a minimum of 1.5-2 hours to visit the entire museum. 

Groups of 15 or more paying individuals must schedule at least two weeks in advance to be eligible for group rates.*

$6.50 per child

$9.00 per adult

$1.00 per person per tour for optional guided tours (see Guided Tours below)

Youth groups are required to have 1 chaperone per 8 children. These chaperones will be admitted for free if the group brings 15 paying individuals.

Optional lunch room reservation: $20  

In addition to the self-exploration of the museum, groups can add on one of the following programs for $1 per visitor. If your group size exceeds 30 people, we can work with you to divide the group and schedule programs accordingly. All guided tours are about 30 minutes long.

Stitching History from the Holocaust (available October 28, 2022 - January 30, 2023)
Learn about Paul and Hedy Strnad's experiences living in Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust, their attempts to immigrate to the United States, and about restrictive immigration requirements that were in place in the 1930s.

Fox Cities ABCs (available until January 30, 2023)
Join us for a tour of our newest exhibit: Fox Cities ABCs. Students will explore how transportation, communication, and recreation have changed over time. Other topics students may discuss include immigration, elections, and American culture. 

Hometown Houdini
Children will take a guided tour through our AKA Houdini exhibit, discovering fun facts about Houdini’s career, family, and childhood in Appleton. Best for youth groups.

​​Behind the Scenes Tour
Guests get a chance to see the Museum’s collections storage rooms—usually off-limits to visitors—and learn what the Museum collects and how we preserve the artifacts that we use in our exhibits.
Capacity: Up to 25 people at a time

*Pricing may differ outside of regular Museum hours. For visits outside of regular Museum hours, please contact our Education Manager for pricing.

Group Rates 

Add-on Guided Tours