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Summer Hours Begin at Historical Society on May 1

MCHS_Welcome Center ext.jpgThe Manitowoc County Historical Society will begin with its summer hours on Tuesday, May 1, from 10 am to 4 pm. The museum site’s summer hours are from May 1 to October 24, Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm. During the summer season, the historic structures of Pinecrest Historical Village are open, in addition to the Society’s McAllister House Welcome Center.

Nestled in the scenic rolling Ice Age Kettle Moraine countryside of Eastern Wisconsin, the Manitowoc County Historical Society is a museum of living history. This 60-acre interpretive museum of local history features a Welcome Center with local history exhibits and research services and the outdoor Pinecrest Historical Village – a collection of over 25 historic buildings with period furnishings from Manitowoc County’s early settlers.

The museum’s annual Library card free day will be held on Saturday, May 19 from 10 am to 4 pm. Visitors can show their Manitowoc-Calumet Library system card and get in free to the museum grounds. A storytime will be presented at 1:00 in the Shadyside School.

A full list of programs and activities hosted at the museum for the summer can be found at ManitowocCountyHistory.org.

Admission for the museum is $10 for adults, $7 for children (5-17), and free for those under age 5.  Admission is free for MCHS members.  The Manitowoc County Historical Society museum grounds are located at 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc.  The grounds include the McAllister House Welcome Center and the historic structures of Pinecrest Historical Village.  For more information, please call the Manitowoc County Historical Society at (920) 684-4445 or visit the website at manitowoccountyhistory.org.

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