Visitor Appreciation Day at Old World Wisconsin
Sunday, June 08, 2008 10 am-5 pm
It's our way to thank you — enjoy a significant discount on our regular admission prices, with the same rich experiences. Tour Old World Wisconsin at a fraction of the regular admission rate and come back again for our special events. This special offer coincides with a free-admission day at nearby state parks, including Lapham Peak.
Some featured activities:
- Spinning wool with a spinning wheel — demonstration
- Spinning wool with a drop spindle — hands-on activity
- Picking and carding wool — hands-on activity
- Using a mortar and pestle to grind spices — hands-on activity
- Visiting the Veterans Reserve Corps encampment to discover the organization's important contributions to the Union during the Civil War
- Trying some of the hand-powered drills available to carpenters in the 19th century — hands-on activity
- Kneading bread dough — hands-on activity
- Watching the blacksmith bend and shape hot iron into a variety of tools, utensils and other useful products for both home and farm — demonstration
- Spinning and weaving flax to make linen cloth — demonstration
- Observing the oxen working the roads and fields in the German Area
- Ciphering with a slate and pencil — hands-on activity
Admission only $4 for adults, $2 for children 5-17 on Sunday, June 8, 2008, only (children under 5 free). Use of tram transportation: $2 per person.
Venue: Old World Wisconsin
Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
PO Box 69
Phone: For recorded information call 262-594-6300; during operating hours call 262-594-6301.