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



History Museum at the Castle Gift Certificates are a great gift for the history enthusiast in your life!  They are available in any whole-dollar amount.

Gift Certificates may be used on:

  • admission 
  • gift shop purchases 
  • memberships 
  • donations
  • event registration

The History Museum will be closed the month of April in preparation for a new exhibition, GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World.

We apologize for the inconveneince.

*Gift Certificates can only be redeemed in person.  Gift Certificates are not valid for group or field-trip visits. Gift Certificates are mailed to the address specified, the current brochure is included. 

Buy one (or more!) online, at the front desk, or call Sheila at 920-735-9370 x 104.

Plan Your Visit


330 E. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911

Adults: $15   
Children (5-17): $10.00
Under 5: Free
Museum Members: Free

Tuesday through Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed on Monday

​​Closed Holidays:

New Years Day, Presidents Day, Easter Sunday, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day.

On site parking lot behind the Museum.

Street parking is available, and a ramp at the corner of Washington and Morrison Streets.


Elevator entry is located behind the Museum along the northwest corner. Exhibits are located on three levels - all accessible by elevator. The first and second floors have ADA accessible restrooms, and all walkways meet ADA standards. 

Artifacts are displayed at the recommended height by ADA standards. All text panels are designed for easy legibility by sight challenged visitors.

Many restaurants are available in downtown Appleton.  Ask the front desk attendant for a downtown visitor guide.

Adult and youth groups of 10 or more people should schedule in advance by calling 920-735-9370 ext. 112. Click here for more information.