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Saturday, July 18, 2015 - Sanitariums

A Tuesday@2 event on a Satdurday....

Join Sonja Akright as she shares her years of research on the History and Mystery of those places on our very own Lake Geneva.


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Sunday, August 23, 2015 -VENETIAN NIGHT CRUISE

Sailing on the "Walworth" from 8:00pm to 10:00pm that includes:

  1. Light food fare
  2. Music by Tom Stanfield
  3. A lighted boat parade and fireworks show
  4. Cash bar (one complimentary glass of wine)


For more info and to download the registration form, click here.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - Renaissance Time

A very special event with Chris Brookes as Lady Bacon

2:00 to 3:00pm

Free for Members, $5.- for guests


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February 28, 205 - February 14, 2016 - Undressed

  • A brief exhibit about ladies under garments; from pantaloons to petticoats...
  • Fashion shaping our bodies with lacey ribbons and bows



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May 2015 through September 2015 - "Tuesdays @ Two" Workshops


How Does 100 years feel ?; Aprons, Aprons and Apron; National Museum History Day (Free Event); Artist All Over Town; Roaring 20&s Speakeasy Party (Special Evening Event); Blakeslee´s; Youngland – Otto´s Empire

History of Walworth County Fair; Fellow Mortals Wildlife Shelter; Chicago´s Skid Row; Weddings; 1920´s music and dancing

American Girl Dolls; William LeBaron Jenney - In His Own Voice; Sanitariums; Steampunk; Shopping, Seduction, & Mr. Selfridge on Geneva Lake´s South Shore

The Maxwell´s in Chicago and Lake Geneva; Falling for the Falls; Artist in Residence; Stained Glass Secrets; Renaissance Secrets with Chris Brookes (Special Saturday Event)

Camps Around Geneva Lake; Class of ´55; Villa Louis; Geneva Porcelain

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