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Events     Call 262.248.6060  or  email

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Oak Hill Cemetery Walk

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Oak Hill Cemetery was designed by H. W. S. Cleveland to provide a proper resting place in the Victorian Era.
This is the first ever opportunity to have an up close and personal discussion of so many of Lake Geneva’s historical families.

Continuous Tours - Rain or Shine

The cost is $10.- for members and $15.- for non-members.

For more information and download the flyer, click here.

To download the poster, click here

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - Craft Fair

Come and see tables filled with hand crafted items at our annual Craft Show. Find that special gift and solve that shopping dilemma...

Another "Historic" opportunity mixed with a shopping extravaganza

Admission is FREE for this special event

For more information and download the flyer, click here.

August 2014 through December 2014 - "Tuesdays @ Two" Workshops


Photos of Lake Geneva; Light Houses History; Lakeland Animal Shelter; Stage Coach

History of the Abbey; Horticultural Hall; Bottoms Up; Pumpkin Passions

Pioneer Cemetery; First Ever Oak Hill Cemetery Walk; When You Just "Got to Go"; What's Fair is Fair: Trick or Treat on Our Main Street; Putting the "REAL" in Real Estate

What Was So Civil?; Gum Balls; Pumpkin Fest; 2nd Annual Craft Fair

It May Sound Cheesy!; Victorian Christmas Celebration; Metal or Medal; Cookie Lookie Share

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


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