Friday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

Research Center: open Friday by appointment



Educational Outreach Programs

We bring the museum to you!

See Museum to Go tab for more details

Saturday Hands-on Learning


Play with old toys, “milk” a cow, and create take home crafts.

Every Saturday is something new!

Every Saturday is FREE!

 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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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.