Chippewa Valley Museum Hours

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Chippewa Valley Museum. Our main facility is open year round. Our other historic buildings, on and off site, are open seasonally, or by appointment.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed
    Join historian Frank Smoot for a 6.5 mile bike tour focusing on industries that have been important to the Chippewa Valley. Tour begins at the Phoenix Park trailhead building: $5/adults, $2/children 5-17. Free for museum members. 

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    4th of July Fun Fair
    & Open House

    11am - 4pm
    Rain or Shine!

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    Coming Soon!

    The Chippewa Valley has plenty of motorsport stories to tell. This original exhibit will include driver’s gear, racing equipment and racecar, rare footage, and hands-on activities.

    Eau Claire Featured in WPT Series

    New documentary on the history of Eau Claire available online!

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The Chippewa Valley Museum — a place to ask questions, seek answers and be inspired. We tell stories. Surprising, entertaining, enriching, and authentic stories that illuminate the Chippewa Valley for those near and far, and also help tell the larger story of America.

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June 21 Keep a local tradition alive by volunteering for Chippewa Valley Museum's July 4th Family Fun Fair in Eau Claire's Carson Park (1204 E. Half Moon Dr). Volunteers are needed in short shifts between... View Post

May 24 Eau Claire Then & Now: Kids running a race at Boyd Park with Hoepner’s Bakery on Main Street in the background, 1965. The park was gifted to... View Post