Museum Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

    Cookies, Carols, & Crafts

    Join us for a special series featuring live music and family-friendly entertainment. Scheduled from 1-4 pm on Saturday November 26, December 3 and 10. Enjoy interactive performances with guest musicians, join roving carolers throughout the exhibit galleries, decorate your own sugar cookies, and make vintage crafts.

    Nov. 26 | Dec. 3 | Dec. 10

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    Collecting the Valley Series 4

    Chippewa Valley Museum presents Series 4 of Collecting the Valley. Spend an evening with a presenter who will take you on a journey through time through their various collections. In this series you'll find out more about Rosenkrans Magazine, Eau Claire's first year as a city, and Model Railroads. Join us for the whole series, or pick a single presentation.

    Nov 15 | Dec 20 | Jan 17 at 6:30pm

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    Then & Now:
    150 Years of Change
    in Eau Claire

    Get to know more about the city of Eau Claire through pictures, objects, and stories. While much has changed in 150 years, Eau Claire remains a city of industry, economy, organizations, and people... Happy 150th Eau Claire!


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    Send Us Questions

    We're working to inspire curiosity by collecting, preserving, and sharing our region's history and culture. Feel free to contact us with questions., and we'll get back to you with an answer.

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The Chippewa Valley Museum — a place to be curious, seek connection, and be inspired. We tell surprising, entertaining, and authentic stories to illuminate the Chippewa Valley for those near and far, and help tell the larger story of America.

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