About Our Workshops

A costumed interpreter at a wood-burning stove in one of Old World Wisconsin's historic buildings.
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About Our Workshops

Welcome to a slice of life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Spend a day with us and learn how to bend hot metal to your will as a blacksmith. Or try cooking your midday supper on a wood-fired stove. Make soap, sausage or candles, or weave a basket, braid a rug or carve a spoon. You can even learn to take stunning landscapes or take the reins and learn to drive a horse-drawn carriage.

Our workshops are an engaging way to spend the day. We offer intimate class sizes, so we expect our workshops to fill quickly, so register today. Our classes are led by museum staff members so you'll learn from our experts. And you can't beat our period-appropriate classrooms — indoors and out.

Deadlines and Cancellation Policy

Registration will close at 5 pm on the Monday before the workshop will be held, unless the workshop has reached capacity before then. Workshop fees are refundable until two weeks prior to the workshop. If you must cancel after that date, you may apply your fee to another workshop in this season or the next. Our workshops are typically offered each spring and fall.

Age Requirements

The minimum age for our adult workshops is 16 unless otherwise noted.

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