Carson Park Experience
Next experience August 14th
Carson Park, named after Eau Claire lumberman William E. Carson, is a 134-acre peninsula surrounded by Half Moon Lake and is home to the Chippewa Valley Museum, the Wisconsin Logging Museum, the Chippewa Valley Railroad, and more. You're invited to experience the attractions in Carson Park this summer through three special events.See the Schedule
Then & Now:
150 Years of Change
in Eau Claire
Get to know more about the city of Eau Claire thhrough 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!
Exhibit Opens April 30thLearn More
Time Travelers programs are offered for 1st - 5th graders at $8 per session + material fees. Students living within Eau Claire Area School District (ECASD) boundaries should register for ECASD Only sessions to take advantage of special pricing arangements, Chippewa Valley Museum members can participate in General Sessions for the cost of materials.Learn More
Send Us QuestionsWe'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.Let’s explore together.
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Our galleries tell the stories of significant events in the Chippewa Valley and create distinct and intentional dialogues about objects, individuals, and history.