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Events     Call 262.248.6060  or  email


January 2018 through March 2018- "Tuesdays @ Two"


The Birthplace of Mardi Gras; Beer Barons on Geneva Lake and their Milwaukee Neighbors; Geneva Inn — Our History; Lake Geneva Canopy Tours

Birkebeiner Cross Country Race; Veteran's Museum of Elkhorn; Iroquois Theater Fire of 1903; History of Inspiration Ministries

History of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club; To Sleep With the Angels; The Great House, Secrets and Sonette

Columbian Exposition 125th Anniversary; Lake Geneva’s "Dollar Princess"

For details and more information for any of the workshops, click here.


Northwestern Military and Naval Academy

This exhibit represents a partial history of Northwestern Miltary and Naval Academy, which graced the South Shore of Lake Geneva from 1915 to 1995...



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Kaye's Park 1873 - 1900

Step back in time with our new Kaye's Park Exhibit. This premier, "all inclusive" resort on the south shore of Geneva Lake was way ahead of it's time and put on the Geneva Lake on the map for vacationers...



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New Local History Book
A classic historical resource of Lake Geneva, long out of print, has through the diligent efforts of Patrick and Mary Quinn and other helpful individuals been completely re-typed and re-published. James Simmons' "Annals of Lake Geneva Wisconsin", covering the years 1835 to 1897, is now available at the Geneva Lake Area Museum. If you have any interest at all in the history of Lake Geneva this is a must read!

Sketches of Lake Geneva: A Rich History Revisited.
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and the surrounding area is an amazing place to live. For some, it has been an amazing place to grow up, for others we are playing catch up to learn about the history and mystery of Lake Geneva.

Patrick M. Quinn has taken over 200 historical articles about the city he loves and is sharing them with all of us. Geneva Lake Museum is proud to have published Sketches of Lake Geneva: A Rich History Revisited.

We are sure you will be as excited as we are as you wander the pages that bring the history of Lake Geneva to life.

Available only at the Geneva Lake Museum
255 Mill Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147