Port Washington Historical Society


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Port Exploreum

The Port Exploreum is the newest jewel of the Port Washington Historical Society. Thanks to a generous initial gift by an anonymous donor, the vision of a sustainable, world class museum experience that explores and orients families and visitors to Port Washington's rich historical and maritime past and connects with them to the future of the area. The Port Exploreum creates opportunities for inspirational discovery and joyful learning through hands-on exploration. Using a variety of methods of story-telling, the Port Exploreum connects visitors with the past while relating that history with today's Port Washington.

Exhibits at the Port Exploreum

Murmurs from the Deep

Murmurs from the Deep

Port Washington Shipwreck Stories Sponsored By Port Washington State Bank More...
Lake Michigan Table

Lake Michigan Table

Located on the 1st floor of the Port Exploreum, the Lake Michigan Table instantly catches visitors eyes as various aspects of today's weather are displayed. More...

About the Port Exploreum

Monday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday - Wednesday: Closed
Thursday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Summer hours begin May 1 and are as follows:
Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday - Wednesday : Closed
Thursday - Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Adults - $5
Children 5 – 17 - $2
Children Under 4 - Free
Senior and Military Discounts
All Port Washington Historical Society Members receive free admission
Mailing Address:
  • Port Washington Historical Society
  • P.O. Box 491
  • Port Washington, WI 53074
Phone: 262-284-2406