Press Releases

  • Tickets selling fast for Night Whispers

    Limited space available for nighttime guided tours offered in October

    Countless spirits are reported to still hang around town after dark. The Oshkosh Public Museum will be presenting some of these … more

  • Museum to present Geniuses of Oshkosh

    Mears Art Contest state level place-winning artwork also on display in July

    A common definition of genius is a person who has an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in … more

  • UWO Students Build Dugout Canoe

    Dugout canoe will be featured object in new People of the Waters exhibit

    The oldest type of boat archaeologists have found is the dugout canoe, dating back 8,000 years. It is an integral part of … more

  • Be the Dinosaur draws huge crowds to Oshkosh

    Over 9,600 visitors experienced the thrill of "being" a dinosaur at the Museum

    The Be the Dinosaur™ exhibit at the Oshkosh Public Museum was a huge success, bringing in over 9,600 people to … more

  • May 16 last chance to experience Be the Dinosaur

    Museum to host antique appraisal event on May 1 and copper artifacts presentation on May 15

    The Be the Dinosaur™ exhibit at the Oshkosh Public Museum has been a huge success, with over 7,500 … more

  • New exhibition explores prehistoric & early life

    Dismantling of Wetlands & Waterways exhibit to begin this summer; People of the Waters expected to open mid-2017

    The word for the Fox River in the native language of the Menominee people is … more

  • OPM Presents Copper Artifacts Presentation

    Monette Bebow-Reinhard to give brief overview of copper industry on May 15 at 2:00 pm 

    When Monette Bebow-Reinhard was curator at the Oconto Archaic Copper Museum from 2008-2010, she … more

  • Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Event

    What's It Worth?, featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran, scheduled for May 1

    The Oshkosh Public Museum will host What's It Worth?, an antiques and collectibles appraisal event featuring … more

  • Be the Dinosaur debuts at Oshkosh Public Museum

    Special Exhibition Opening Premier is on Monday, February 1, from 10a-4:30p

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a dinosaur? What did they do all day? What type of ecosystem did these " … more

  • OPM dedicated to serving community

    Over 500 children offered free admission to view annual holiday exhibit

    The annual Deck the Halls holiday experience at the Oshkosh Public Museum has truly become a community event.

    In staying true … more