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Our Museum Transformation has begun!

Interested in being a part of this exciting transformation?

NEXT Moving Day: Saturday, February 20th, 10am-2pm
Lunch will be provided!

We’ve already begun moving our collection for temporary storage but we need more hands to help!
Get behind the scenes, and hands-on with some of our diverse artifact collection.

Curator, Bonnie Byrd, will give a brief orientation starting at 10 a.m. so no experience necessary.
Wear your work clothes for an active moving-day!

Please Call us during office hours (M-F 9:00-4:30)
at 262-521-2859 if interested OR email:info@wchsm.org


 

Waukesha County Museum at the 2016 JANBOREE!

Thanks for stopping by to visit us at Schuetze Recreation Center!

And a special THANKS to our great volunteers!

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 Remember to hang on to those homemade kazoos for National Kazoo Day on January 28th

We hope you enjoyed our Make-and-Take Kazoos and the display of some Jammin’ objects from our Museum Collection.


The Jean Penn Loerke Memorial Fund

The Jean Penn Loerke Memorial Fund

The Jean Penn Loerke Memorial Fund, started by Pete Loerke, is in honor of the Wisconsin Historian and long time Waukesha County Museum Director’s remarkable career.  Please visit the Facebook page to view updates on the fund.  All proceeds from the fund go to The Waukesha County Museum where Jean Penn Loerke worked from 1972-1990.
Additional information about the fund can be found on Facebook.

To make a donation to the fund, please contact the museum directly at 262-521-2859

The Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum thanks Pete Loerke!


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