Museum Mondays

Museum Mondays is a FREE new program for 2021 offered to those who are 62+ years of age, on the third Monday of each month at 1 pm via Zoom. 

Museum Mondays - On Zoom
March 15, 2021, 1 pm
By:  Deb Daubert, Curator
Topic: The Naming of Oshkosh Streets

Have you ever wondered about the name origin of the street you are driving down or the avenue you live on? Deb Daubert, the Curator, shares interesting sagas behind the titles of our city’s roadways.


Upcoming Exhibition

The Nostalgia Awakens
Vintage Star Wars™ Toy Display

January 24  - June 20, 2021
Reservations Required

When Star Wars™ hit the movie theaters in 1977, it instantly became a box office smash, especially with children.  Kids wanted to bring the action home from the theater with them with their favorite heroes, villains, creatures, and spaceships in miniature sizes on the toy shelves.

Reservations required! Reserve and prepay for the date and time that works for you, allowing you easy check-in when you arrive and safety precautions for the ongoing pandemic. Your ticket includes the entire Museum!

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Permanent Exhibition

People of the Waters

People of the Waters is a long-term exhibition about Wisconsin’s prehistoric past that illustrates Native American culture which stretches back over twelve thousand years. The exhibition also celebrates the survival of Wisconsin’s Native Nations and the state’s eleven tribal groups.

People of the Waters features interactive media kiosks and a dynamic forty-foot long glass wall that showcases an array of artifacts from the Museum’s extensive collection, representing at least 13,000 years of history from Paleoindians through the Fur Trade. Learn more about the over 1,000 artifacts that make up this incredible exhibition through the Virtual Exhibition. 

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COVID-19 Update


COVID-19 Updates

To help ensure the safety of our staff and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask our visitors to follow the guidelines established. 

General Museum Guidelines

  • Masks are required to enter the Museum. 
  • Public hand sanitizers will be available on each floor, near the elevator, and at the front desk.
  • The front desk has Plexiglas shields in place. 
  • The number of people in the store will be managed. 
  • The Museum will limit the number of people in the building to no more than 40 at any one time, tracked and managed by front desk staff.

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Enrichment Programs