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Museum Hours Summer 2020


To support efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, the Chippewa Valley Museum has worked with the local health department to develop the following guidelines for visitors: limited capacity - 9 visitors per group, no more than 50 in the building at one time, face coverings required for guests and staff (disposable masks available at front desk), one-way traffic through exhibits, hand sanitizer throughout the building, hands-on interactives removed from exhibits.
  • 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

    Jacob A. Riis:
    How the Other
    Half Lives

    A pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer in New York at the turn of the 20th century, Riis' then-novel idea of using photographs of the city’s slums made him a forerunner of modern photojournalism.

    Sept. 1st - Oct. 20th

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    October 9, 16, 17

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    DISCOVER TRADITIONS.
    BE INSPIRED.

    SPEND A NIGHT, OR THREE, AT THE CHIPPEWA VALLEY MUSEUM SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL MUSEUM AND LOCAL FARMERS.

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    The museum is now open. 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 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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Our galleries tell the stories of significant events in the Chippewa Valley and create distinct and intentional dialogues about objects, individuals, and history.

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September 3 When to visit and what it costs. Our main facility is open year round, our other historic buildings are open seasonally, or by appointment. View Post

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