For Inquiries and Reservations

Contact Sheila Ploeckelman at or call 920-735-9370 x. 104

Open Tuesday-Sunday

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

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI



  • Admission to all exhibits for guests
  • 4-hour block of time**
  • Chairs
  • Banquet and round tables
  • PA system
  • Wireless Internet for presenters
  • Podium
  • Screen

​    **A block of time includes setup, cleanup, and the          event; additional hours may be purchased in                   advanced at a rate of 10% of the base rate per hour.

The History Museum offers an elegant and historic venue for your event. The events held at the museum include sales meetings, staff retreats, luncheons, weddings 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.

A Unique Space & Exclusive Attraction for your Corporate Event


The History Museum offers a unique setting for any wedding function. 

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.

Limited availability. Contact for information.


Historic Siekman Room, off the museum’s spacious lobby, features large mullioned windows, terrazzo floors, and two sets of French Doors. Surrounded by an exhibit of locally crafted stained glass, you are sure to be inspired in this unique space 

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.  *Currently unavailable through 2019 due to exhibits. Will be available again in 2020. 

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