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Woodson History Center

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Address: 410 McIndoe St, Wausau, WI 54403-4745
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+1 715-842-5750
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13:00 - 16:30
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 16:30

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good focus on local history

Enjoyable and well done. Good focus on development and immigration stories of local area. Had temporary exhibit of ,quilts, including the history and meaning of specific... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Ann K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Enjoyable and well done. Good focus on development and immigration stories of local area. Had temporary exhibit of ,quilts, including the history and meaning of specific patterns, Since I am not from the area some of the details were lost on me, but still enjoyed it.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This great little museum does a great job of showing what Wausau is now and in the past. Many displays show the various businesses that have made Wausau what it is today.

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Marathon, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

The Generations of Progress: The Industrial History of Marathon County exhibit and the Our Stories: History of Marathon County exhibit were both excellent! Incredible local history - a great education experience or just fun to relive old memories and learn some new ones. There are audio displays and hands on displays - especially fun for children. Another wonderful gem in... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

This lovely home, full of fabulous woodwork, contains some unusual exhibits about the area. Would probably be most interesting to residents of Wisconsin but is so well done and thorough I would recommend it to anyone. Quality place to check out in Wausau.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

For most Wisconsinites there is no connection with the civil war in their families. This is because most are of ancestors here immigrated to America after the civil war. But here you can see artifacts that take you back to that part of our history. One particular display shows all the items a foot solder would carry. Look at that... More 

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