Discover rich history, beautiful art and impressive architecture. West Bend is home to museums that offer fascinating collections and ever-changing exhibitions. They offer an affordable and enjoyable experience for visitors of all ages.

Museum of Wisconsin Art

The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) stands as one of the state’s most important centers for the visual arts. It houses an extensive collection of late 19th century and early 20th century paintings and drawings. The museum holds a number of exhibitions... Learn more

205 Veterans Avenue West Bend, WI 53095

Old Courthouse Museum

Explore one of the Midwest’s finest local history museums. The Old Courthouse Museum is located in the heart of West Bend. The building dates to 1889 and is an important example of Romanesque revival architecture. The museum’s exhibits cover the... Learn more

320 S. 5th Avenue West Bend, WI

Old Sheriff’s Residence and Jail

Escape proof? That was the belief at this historic jail, until a convict proved otherwise. Discover the stories of this fascinating former home to some of West Bend’s more infamous residents. Get a glimpse into the life of a sheriff in the 1800s. The Learn more

320 South 5th Avenue West Bend, WI 53095

St. Agnes Historic Convent & School

This fieldstone building was once home to the Sisters of St. Agnes, a convent that ran one of the first schools in the area. Today, the St. Agnes Historic Convent & School provides visitors with a glimpse into pioneer living.

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1386 Fond du Lac Street West Bend, WI 53090

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