Visiting Hours have Changed!


Due to the beginnings of our renovation project our hours have changed.

But we would love to see you!  We are open Thursdays from 1:00pm until 4:00pm, until the we become a hard-hat zone.

If you’re in town visiting or are hosting a group or event, please call us during office hours and we will work with you to make other arrangements. Our number: 262-521-2859 and our office hours are 9:00am -4:30pm, M-F.

Research Center

Is available by appointment only, on Friday from 10 am to 3 pm.
Please check out the Research Center page for more information.


Wisconsin History Tour: Waukesha

presented by the Wisconsin Historical Society

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Now through September 30, take a walk through history withthe Wisconsin History Tour exhibit – FREE and open to the public at the Waukesha Public Library.

For more information about the exhibit and events sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society around town visit our Special Events page.



Les Paul 100th web ready RN posterThank You for making the Les Paul 100th a HUGE SUCCESS!

The Les Paul 100th festival at Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield was a HUGE success! Sam Llanas Band, Chris Hanson and Robin Pluer, Greg Koch, Willy Porter, JD Simo, Johnny A, special guest Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, and more played to commemorate Les Paul’s centennial. Thank you to everyone who came to enjoy the great weather and awesome music!

Check out some great photos of the event from Erol Reyal on Flickr

Did you participate in the Guitar Strum-Along Thursday the 6th? If yes, we got a bumper sticker for you! The “I Played the Guitar at the Les Paul 100th” sticker was not available during the event. We now have them for anyone who played. They are available at the White House of Music location on Springdale Rd. Just stop by and show them your ticket stub or mention the songs that you played and you can get up to 4 free stickers. Stickers for your guitar cases, cars and luggage!

       Welcome New Museum Curator, Bonnie Byrd!  Bonnie


        Check out the front-page article in the

  Thursday, July 9  2015 Freeman Newspaper.


   Freeman E-Edition can be found at http://waukeshafreeman.wi.newsmemory.com/




  September 10 & 11

Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience

 Please see Special Exhibit Tab

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