- Museum of Local History -- 2 Floors of Exhibits - Visit old town Berlin shops, fur & leather exhibits and a tribute to Berlin's 100 year old Berlin Hospital Association.
- Clark School -- A one room schoolhouse furnished as it was used in the 19th & 20th century
- The Bottling Works Displays include early 20th century home furnishings, along with ice cutting tools and a print shop display
- The Blacksmith Shop -- a display of transportation equipment from the 19th & 20th century along with a forge and handmade blacksmith tools including the tools that made the tools that carved Mt Rushmore. See our newest exhibit - a one cylinder gasoline engine invented and built by Tim Fortnum of Johnson-Fortnum shop - built in 1904.
The Museums are opening for regular season on Sunday, May 26th from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. Also open by special appointment. Call 361-2460 to make arrangements.
Make plans to attend our Annual Ghost Walk at Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin on Saturday Oct. 19th
Become a 'Friend' - Visit us on Facebook each week and see some of our new images.
Just a few copies left of the Berlin Area Historical Society published book "The Story of the Mascoutin Indians and of their Massacre" written by Ripon lawyer, E.L. Runals in the late 1800's. Cost is $10.00 each. The proceeds from this book paid for our tribute to the First Nations. Award winning metal sculptor Mark Fischer designed and created the piece. It is located on the museum campus at 111 S. Adams Ave.
Bobbie Erdmann's latest book "Rusty Memories & Ruby, Red Wealth" is available. Read about Berlin's history including the quarries, the Harness Racing Horse Farm, Berlin's parks, Berlin Conservation Club, Berlin's Cranberry Industry and much, much more. Can be purchased at Field's Card & Gift Shop, Berlin Mercantile,or Call 920-361-2460 for more information. Offering a special price of $20.00.
The Club meets at 6:30p.m. on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month except for June, July & August at the Berlin Public Library, Kay Swan Room, Park Ave. Berlin, WI. Guests and new members are always welcome
We are always looking for artifacts, books, papers, or photographs of Berlin and the surronding area. We will scan your photos and return them to you...especially looking for scenes from the 50's/60's/70's. The Society now owns over 8,000 images of Berlin and would be happy to present a photo program for your club or organization.
To contact us:
Berlin Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 83
Berlin, WI. 54923