Virtual Exhibitions

The Oshkosh Public Museum has compiled a number of virtual exhibits containing historic photographs, documents and artifacts from our collections. These exhibits are meant to be used as standalone virtual experiences as well as accompanying experiences to our in-person permanent exhibitions. Each exhibit offers an inside look at the Museum's collections and the interesting people, artifacts and events that they represent.

Historic Photographs

Thousands of photos and images within the Oshkosh Public Musuem's collection are accessible to view and research online. The online gallery offers search functionality by keyword, creator, person, place, subject and more. It's a wealth of knowledge at one's fingertips. Read more>>

History Exhibits

These detailed exhibits present a rich selection of historical events and movements and their effects on the Lake Winnebago Region. Six individual exhibits present popular topics from throughout Oshkosh history: Pioneers and Immigrants, Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II and Women's History. Read more>>

Archeology Exhibits

The Lasley's Point site, an Oneota and Woodland site that dates from 1030 to 1430 AD, is located in Winnebago County. Three individual exhibits have been created to examine artifacts the Oshkosh Public Museum excavated from the site: Antler, Bone and Shell. Read more>>

Anthropology Exhibits

The Museum's diverse pipe collection depicts the evolution of Native American pipes over nearly 20 centuries. Five individual exhibits display the Museum's pipe collection in full and further categorize each pipe based on specific attributes: Figural and Patterned Designs, Archaeological Sites, Owners/Cultural Affiliation and The Collectors. Read more>>


This textile exhibit features 57 over-embellished and flamboyant fashions from the collections of the Oshkosh Public Museum with extensive "gossip" on each dress and the woman who wore it. Twelve additional exhibits showcase extravagant fashion accessories. Read more>>