After inventing geometry and physics, Greeks invented history—primarily as a way to document their many inventions. Take a stroll through history with today’s Groupon to the Waukesha County Museum located on West Main Street. Choose between the following options:
- For $5, you get four adult tickets valid for admission Tuesday through Friday (a $20 value).
- For $5, you get two adult tickets valid for Saturday admission (a $10 value).
The Waukesha County Museum, which started in a basement room of the old courthouse in 1914, houses a more-than-2,000-square-foot repository for American history. The Memories of World War II touring exhibit pays homage to veterans, photographers, and reporters with more than 100 photos from Associated Press archives in addition to testimonies and hundreds of artifacts donated by local residents. Duck into the Greatest Generation Theater for a 20-minute film that illuminates the sagas of four local surviving WWII veterans.
Visitors can investigate other ongoing exhibits that recount stories of Waukesha County during the Civil War and explore the impact of such turn-of-the-20th-century inventions as the high five.
101 W Main St.
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186Get Directions