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Hoard Historical Museum

407 Merchants Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2249
+1 920-563-7769
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A Wonderful Community Resource.

A terrific resource for Fort and the region! We enjoyed the featured art exhibit as well as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wickenburg, Arizona
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A Quiet Fort Atkinson Gem!

This museum is one of the nicest city museums I have visited. Excellent 'open concept' design... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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407 Merchants Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2249
+1 920-563-7769
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A terrific resource for Fort and the region! We enjoyed the featured art exhibit as well as permanent exhibit of local and area history. Highly recommended for all ages to learn of the rich traditions which fill our lives.

Thank bhohenstein
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is one of the nicest city museums I have visited. Excellent 'open concept' design, interesting exhibits (dont forget to go upstairs!) and friendly, knowledgeable and engaging staff. Parking is sometimes a challenge and occasional temporary art or quilt exhibits can draw crowds. But...More

1  Thank braun7747
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A local art show, the dairy tribute, Hoard house, and Lincoln library await you in this meticulously maintained museum. After The Fireside dinner theater, this is the best attraction in Fort Atkinson. Being a history buff, I was impressed with the historical displays that made...More

Thank Roseann M
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This museum covers an interesting variety of topics, from the history of dairy farming in the state and local area, to the Blackhawk and Civil wars, as they relate to both the nation and the Fort Atkinson area, as well as glimpses of prehistoric native...More

Thank madcitypaul
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Hoard Historical Museum is a great place to visit any time of year. A wonderful look into the history of the area. They also have a great research room for use and a wide variety of events.

Thank Jill Marie F
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here during the Christmas open house. The place was busy for a special event. Visited with a sportsman who enjoyed the exhibits with taxidermied birds and history of duck hunting in the area. I most enjoyed learning about the Native American mounds. The Christmas...More

Thank amyz7890
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I took my grandkids, ages 13 and 11, to visit this museum. We thought it would be entirely about the dairy business but there were some other interesting things, as well. We learned about the Indian effigy mounds. And there is a nice little gift...More

Thank pennyannette
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My wife and I stopped in here during our vacation in WI and we loved it. There are several sections to the museum and a small parking lot out front. There are several rooms dedicated to the dairy industry. One room has old dairy equipment...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Hoard Historical Museum is a very well curated eclectic collection of information. It is as if multiple themed museums were combined. It contains: - Information on the Hoard family and their influence on the dairy industry and Wisconsin politics. - Information on the Wisconsin...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 25 March 2016

So much to see with the dedicated dairy museum area, native american area, and the well stocked and comfortable historu library.

Thank Localtraveler501
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