Thursday, July 30th 2015
Riverside Museum Open for Season
The Riverside Museum is filled with history on logging, steamboats, pearl button making, settlers, prehistory artifacts from the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, and more! Self-guided tours are available during our open season, and guided tours are available year round by calling ahead and scheduling your trip. (608)782-1980
When: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $1 for kids, $2 for adults, and $5 for families
Hixon House Opens for the Season
This National Historic Landmark is a beautiful look back in time at an authentic Victorian home. Built in 1858 by lumber baron Gideon Hixon, this Italianate home features beautiful woodwork and original furnishings. It has been preserved much as it was around 1900, and was completely restored in 2005. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (last tour starts at 2 p.m.) Memorial weekend through Labor Day.
When: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $6 Students, $5 Children 5-12, Children 0-4 & Members are FREE
Attack of the Bloodsuckers Invading the Children's Museum of La Crosse
Explore the science behind what's biting us in this family-friendly traveling exhibit that examines the what, why, when, and how of mosquitoes, ticks, leeches, and other parasites. Observe live leeches and live mosquitoes in enclosed tanks. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and you'll probably cringe...just a little!
"Attack of the Bloodsuckers!" was developed by the Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, with funding by Jane's Trust, the Cabot Family Trust, and IMLS. The exhibition tour is managed by Scienccenter of Ithaca, NY. The traveling exhibit is at the Children's Museum of La Crosse from June 6 to August 30 and is included with admission and membership.
When: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: Included with Museum admission and membership
Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Wiggle and giggle, learn and play...we have fun the toddler way with stories, crafts, games, themes, and snacks! For ages 1-7 with adult.
When: 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cost: Free with Museum admission