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Museum Vault Tour
Join Waukesha County Museum staff as they take you on a behind-the-scenes vault tour of their facility. Discover how the vaults wind through the historic courthouse and learn why they were built, what the vaults originally contained, and how they are used today.
Current Tour Schedule:
Saturdays January 12th through March 30th
(except January 19th and March 23rd)
9:00 am – 9:45 am
Thursdays January 17th through March 28th
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Reservations are required by the Tuesday before tour.
Limited 5 to 10 people per tour
This 45 minute tour is $12 per person.
Admission to the museum is included.
For reservations call Eric at 262-521-2859 ext. 223.
Due to the nature of the historic building, this tour has limited access for handicapped individuals. Please be advised that portions of the tour involve narrow doorways, steep stairs, no handrails, and tight spaces.
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More About Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum
Come explore the history of Waukesha County with a visit to the Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum. You'll find ongoing special exhibits, events and programs for all ages of interest.
The Research Center at the museum specializes in local family history with archives of birth, death, wedding and land records, plus many more similar type documents.
The volunteer staff are ready to greet you with directions and information when you enter the museum or when you stop by the gift shop. The gift shop has unique books, cards, games, statues, toys and candy for sale. It's always fun to go home with a souvenir of your adventure.
The museum also has an education department that offers guided tours, discovery boxes and an outreach program. Inquire about that for your group or students.
Go to the website for current admission information.