Museum Explorers Summer Camp

Week 1: July 21-25, “A Pirate’s Life!” – only one spot open!

Week 2: July 28-August 1, “Imaginarium” – only four spots open!

Week 3: August 4-8, “7 Wonder Discovery” – only four spots open!

Children 6-10 years old can spend one, two, or three weeks of the summer at the museum for exciting adventures in science and history!  Visit our ‘Camps’ page for all the details and the registration forms.


New Exhibit Now Open - Passage To Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad

 Visit our ‘Current Exhibits’ page for more information!


Les Paul: The Wizard of Waukesha

Located in the historic downtown district of Waukesha, Wisconsin, the the hometown of famous music legend Les Paul. No other location in the world could be a better fit to present this tribute to Les Paul and create such a strong connection between Wisconsin and world-class talent.  See Les’ personal guitars, tribute jackets, recording equipment, trophies and awards, and much more!  Enjoy viewing Les perform throughout his career, including several clips with Mary Ford.  Play examples of his guitar inventions, and even touch Les Paul’s handprints!



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