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Vilas County Historical Museum

Hwy 155, Sayner, WI
+1 715-542-3388
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I recently visited the Vilas County Historical Museum in Sayner. The place is anything but boring... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Steven B
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
If you're visiting, don't miss this! If you are a local, make sure you stop in!

When you drive by, it's deceiving, like a house of memorabilia. But it's so much more! What you see... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Barbra G
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Hwy 155, Sayner, WI
+1 715-542-3388
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I recently visited the Vilas County Historical Museum in Sayner. The place is anything but boring. They have displays for many types of enthusiasts. History of course, along with wildlife and many other different displays. Local history, records, and abstracts; a massive doll collection, musical...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

When you drive by, it's deceiving, like a house of memorabilia. But it's so much more! What you see is just the beginning. This local treasure is worth several visits. I guarantee you'll leave knowing alot more about the history of the region than you...More

Thank Barbra G
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Learn the history of Sayner. This museum is chock full of local memorabilia. Birthplace of the snowmobile. See the progression of the snowmobile from its first model to modern. Learn about the fishing and wildlife guides from the 1800s and early part of 1900s.

Thank Linrals
Reviewed 2 September 2014

An interesting collection of materials, focused heavily but not solely on the local area. Significant thought and care went into selecting and arranging the materials exhibited.

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I have been vacationing in the St. Germain, Sayner, Eagle River area for 50 years and for me I loved visiting this museum. I learned a lot about the area and it was fun to see the history of the resort I have stayed at...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Very quaint museum with lots of photos and info of early Eagle River. However the memories my partner had of a locomotive that had been there when he was young and a resort that he used to stay at was missing from the info. He...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 9 August 2012

The Military Memories Exhibit offers a historical trip through time. The exhibit of photographs, uniforms of Vilas County veterans and documentation reflect the rich heritage of the World War I and World War II eras. The logging exhibit features life in the North Woods at...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We have been here several times and the history of the northwoods (and particularly the material about the old summer camps) is very well presented. The snowmobile museum is attached to it. There is a small admission.

Thank VAtraveller_11
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