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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame

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Good quick family fun

Me and my family of 4 stop here for our family vacation my 4 year old son and 1 year old daughter... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Hinckley il
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With kids of ages 6-8, the visuals that you'll find in a place like this are worth it!!

From the Gargantuan Musky to the Life sized Sasquatch, it's worthy of a visit. Don't miss the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Poquoson, Virginia
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Visitors to this unique attraction stand in a giant fiberglass musky that's half a block long and five stories high.
10360 Hall of Fame Dr, Hayward, WI 54843-2666
+1 715-634-4440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there as to show our guests "How Great Hayward is". We were not disappointed. We've been there years ago. The new look and setup is amazing. Had a great time with many pictures. I felt like a local Tourist for the day. Fun Stuff!!

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The grounds are immaculate. The museum buildings are very clean and everything is displayed nicely with each item having information about it. Fishing enthusiasts dream for sure. There is a fun "fishing" themed playground. The walk in "big fish" is the highlight, as you can...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

If you're interested in fish or fishing, you'll enjoy this museum. Aside from the huge fish relicas, there are big displays of lures and all kinds if freshwater fishing gear. And, all kinds of fish mounted on the walls & in displays. I grew up...More

Thank bearhug68jr
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had planned on taking a trip up inside the big Hayward fish, but it didn't work out. Unfortunately the place doesn't open until 9:30am, and we were there at 9am. But, we were able to park and get a good look at the big...More

Thank norskies
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had not visited the Hayward area for 35+ years as we came every year for fishing vacations. When the Walleye fishing slacked we moved on to Canada to fish. We wanted to revisit to see if the fishing had returned to the Chippewa Flowage...it...More

Thank sandibill2
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Not very interesting, kids were bored after 10 minutes. Not worth the $30 for the family to get in. Great if museums are your thing, just not for us.

Thank rcbeckman
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This far exceeded our expectations. The sculptures of the fish and the beautiful flowers were amazing. We loved seeing all of the history involving fishing. We will definitely return again!

Thank brucedenisepeyton
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my family of 4 stop here for our family vacation my 4 year old son and 1 year old daughter had fun

Thank Quizzy31
Reviewed 1 August 2018

From the Gargantuan Musky to the Life sized Sasquatch, it's worthy of a visit. Don't miss the ancient snowmobile in the shack out back, 1950's Polaris...

Thank sfcsapper
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We've been to Hayward several times and finally stopped by the Hall of Fame. I learned a lot about the area and the Chippewa Flowage. Reasonably priced for a museum with so many antiques and so much information.

Thank ColCalR
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Response from Casey R | Reviewed this property |
Aprox three flights.