The permanent exhibits include: an extensive map collection; a digital kiosk of photos, postcards, videos, and books; and an Appleton manufacturing exhibit.

The current exhibits include: Air Wisconsin Exhibit and Presto Products. 

There are many details to experience and immerse yourself in Appleton history at the museum.  The outdoor front entrance includes the Spire from Trinity Lutheran Church, it stood over Appleton for many years.

You can research our collection of directories and yearbooks in the main lobby.  You can request research in person or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can purchase our book “Images of Appleton”, puzzles, hats and more in the museum gift area.


Individuals are searching for information in books at the Appleton Historical Society Research Room
Appleton Historical Society Research Room



Visit the Appleton History Museum and Research Center Super User