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"Clearly A Wonderful Addition To Lancaster's History!"

After locating this museum and receiving it's emails regularly, we thought it would be great to... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Racine, Wisconsin
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Amazing history lesson!

I had a friend visiting Lancaster from NYC and we took a tour of the local historical society’s... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
James T
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Feb 13, 2018
“"Clearly A Wonderful Addition To Lancaster's History!"”
Oct 28, 2017
“Amazing history lesson!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
129 E Maple St, Lancaster, WI 53813-1765
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

After locating this museum and receiving it's emails regularly, we thought it would be great to share a visit! There's so much to revel in and in particular we are delighted to know of the African- American experience in this small southwest area of Wisconsin!...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I had a friend visiting Lancaster from NYC and we took a tour of the local historical society’s museum. Our guide was Joe Sherwin. The tour was delightful. Mr. Sherwin is extremely knowledgeable about the county’s history and has a charming personality. I encourage curious...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place was a little jewel that I found while driving through. The history that is held within is marvelous and holds things that will interest all ages. From the AMAZING history of the Green(e) family and the first African American families to the history...More

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Just off the courthouse square is a little jewel. The Cunningham Museum. I had the pleasure of a personally tour by Joe Sherwin, a very knowledgeable member of the Grant County Historical Society. Many a artifact had a personal story. Bring your camera. Take a...More

Thank Duane S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I loves this, such nice people and very much to learn! Totally a great place to visit with family on a day off.

2  Thank Cora R
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A personally guided tour by a knowledgeable volunteer. Includes the history of the Pleasant Ridge African-American community in nearby Beetown townshiip. Don't miss going upstairs. The steep stairs are worth the climb to see the collection of local arts and crafts from the late 1800's.

2  Thank Becky H
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Everything and more you would expect in a smaller museum. Helpful staff is able to describe their diverse collection. They have a few stories that are unexpected.

2  Thank Charles G
Reviewed 15 November 2015

If you find yourself in Lancaster, Wi, or nearby, do not fail to visit the marvelous Cunningham Museum. The guides are knowledgeable and delightful, anxious to go out of their way and volunteer their time to answer every question and meet your needs. The museum...More

2  Thank lambodog
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The Grant County Historical Society is housed in the Cunningham Museum, just off the city's main square. We came to review their paper archives and research materials on locals in the Civil War. The attendants were very helpful in finding articles, booklets, family histories, and...More

2  Thank DCSWanderer
Reviewed 12 April 2015

A gem of a collection 'of collections' among the "Hidden Valleys" of Southwest Wis. The Cunningham Museum is about the pioneer farmers, miners, storekeepers that made middle America. From the Pleasant Ridge community with the first black integrated school to the saddle blanket from The...More

5  Thank yellodeere
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Response from Charles G | Reviewed this property |
They have a nice section and a special story on their local Dr. While I do not remember, I would guess Dr. Cunningham was that doctor.