Historical Societies near
the Sussex - Lisbon Area
(Information below from the Wisconsin State Historical Society
Compiled and Edited by Michael R.
Elmbrook Historical Society (SE)
P.O. Box 292
Brookfield, WI, 53008-0292
Web site: http://www.elmbrookhistoricalsociety.org/
* Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum
1075 Pilgrim Pkwy, Brookfield, 53005
Phone: (262) 782-6312 (tour chair)
Open May-Oct, First and Third Sundays, 1-4pm.
Advance reservations requested for group
tours. Special children's tours.
* William Donaldson House Visitors Center
* Blacksmith Wagon Shop, Smoke House & Ice House
Hartland Historical Society (SE)
P.O. Box 54
Hartland, WI, 53029
* Hartland Depot
22 Pawling Avenue, Hartland
Hawks Inn Historical Society (SE)
P.O. Box 180104
Delafield, WI, 53018
Web site: www.hawksinn.org
* Hawks Inn
426 Wells Street, Delafield
Phone: (262) 646-4794
Open May-Oct, Saturdays, 1-4pm.
Group tours by appointment.
* 1846 Greek Revival Stage Coach Inn
Authentically restored 18 room inn, furnished with Federal, American Empire,
and early Victorian Antiques. On national Register of Historic Sites.
Menomonee Falls Historical Society (SE)
P.O. Box 91
Menomonee Falls, WI, 53052
Web site: www.shoppingthevillage.com/history.htm
* Old Falls Village Museum
N96 W15791 County Line Road, Menomonee Falls, 53051
Phone: (262) 250-5096
Open May-Sept, Sat & Sun, 1-4pm and by appointment.
Muskego Historical Society
Jerry Hulbert, President
W180 S8100 Racine Avenue
PO Box 137
Muskego, WI 53150
New Berlin Historical Society (SE)
* New Berlin Historical Museum
19765 West National Avenue, New Berlin, 53146
Phone: (262) 542-3643 (Tour Chair)
Open 1-4pm, call for days. Special group tour appointments. Special open
houses: July 29, Ice Cream Social; Sept 7 Historic Day; Oct 5, Applefest.
Oconomowoc Historical Society (SE)
P. O. Box 969
Oconomowoc, WI, 53066-0969
Web site: www.oconomowoc.org/Library/Outreach.htm
* Oconomowoc and Lake Country Museum
103 West Jefferson Street, Oconomowoc, 53066-0969
Phone: (262) 569-0740
Open to general public early May to mid-December, Fri-Sun, 1-5 pm.. Open
year-round by appointment.
Pewaukee Area Historical Society (SE)
P.O. Box 105
Pewaukee, WI, 53072
206 East Wisconsin Avenue, Pewaukee, 53072
Phone: (262) 691-0233
Open June-Sept, Sun, 1-4pm, year-round, Wed, 7-9pm, or by appointment.
Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum (SE)
101 West Main Street
Waukesha, WI, 53186-4811
Phone: (262) 521-2859
Fax: (262) 521-2865
* Waukesha County Museum
101 West Main Street, Waukesha, 53186-4811
Phone: (262) 521-2859
Fax: (262) 521-2865
Open all year except major holidays, Tues-Sat, 10am-4:30pm.
Call for Research Center hours.
Waukesha Engine Historical Society (SE)
1000 West St. Paul Avenue
Waukesha, WI, 53188
* Historical Room
1000 West St. Paul Avenue, Waukesha, 53188
Phone: (262) 542-3930 (President)
Open by request.
East Central Region
Germantown Historical Society (EC)
P.O. Box 31
Germantown, WI, 53022
Our Museum is not named after the Society. It is shown by name below. We are
located in the Dheinsville
Historic Park at the convergence of Holy Hill Road, Maple
Avenue and Fond du Lac
Avenue (Hwy 145).
Christ Church Museum
Open Sundays Only, June 1 - Oct. 1
Jeffris Research Library/Valentine Wolf Haus
Open Wed. and Sunday, June 1 - Oct. 1
Bast Bell Museum
Open Wed. through Sunday, April 1 - Nov. 1
firstname.lastname@example.org or see
"Snail-mail" at the address above
(262) 628-3170 (Voicemail is available at any time.)
Richfield Historical Society (EC)
P.O. Box 268
Richfield, WI, 53076
* Mayer's Mill
Annual Thresheree, September 21 & 22.
Mill under restoration. For more information, call (262) 628-1074
Washington County Historical Society (EC)
320 South Fifth Avenue
West Bend, WI, 53095-3333
Web site: www.historyisfun.com
* Old Jailhouse
340 South Fifth Avenue, West Bend, 53095
Built in 1886.
* Old Courthouse Square Museum
320 South Fifth Avenue, West Bend, 53095
Phone: (262) 335-4678
Open Wed-Fri, 10am-4pm; Sun, 1-4pm for tours.
Built in 1889.
Research and business offices on third floor.
Milwaukee Metropolitan Region
Milwaukee County Historical Society (M)
910 North Old World Third Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53203
Web site: www.milwaukeecountyhistsoc.org
* Milwaukee County Historical Center
910 North Old World Third Street, Milwaukee
Phone: (414) 273-8288
Open all year except major holidays, Mon-Fri,
9:30am-5pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sundays, 1-5pm.
* Lowell Damon House
* Jeremiah Curtin House
* Kilbourntown House
For more historical societies in this Region please click here.
Others in the Wisconsin
Local Historical Society Directory
(From the Wisconsin State
Historical Society website)