Looking for a great way to celebrate the 4th of July? We’ll be showing off vintage skills, staging classic games of skill, and making life a cakewalk for a day. 


    Eau Claire Featured in WPT Series

    New documentary on the history of Eau Claire coming soon!

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    New Book about Eau Claire

    A History of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Volume 1: The Lumbering Era is now available in the Chippewa Valley Museum store. Written by Eau Claire native and retired historian Brian L. Blakeley, the book covers early settlement through 1906.

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June 22 Eau Claire Then & Now: The Kneer House on Barstow & Eau Claire Streets in 1913 (check the old street car tracks and overhead electrical line) and today’s Haymarket Landing. View Post

June 21 Stop by and take a look through a stereoscope at our booth at Sounds Like Summer in Phoenix Park View Post