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Waukesha to open 'History of Waukesha in 100 Objects' exhibit at museum

Posted at 8:35 AM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 09:35:21-05

The City of Waukesha and the Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum (WCHSM) announced the upcoming grand opening of the History of Waukesha in 100 Objects exhibit.

The exhibit is part of the city's 125th anniversary celebration and will be open to the general public at WCHSM beginning Saturday, March 13.

“We are glad to be partnering with the Museum to showcase these important pieces of Waukesha’s history,” said Mayor of Waukesha Shawn Reilly. “The City of Waukesha has a rich history that we are excited to share with the community through this exhibit.”

The new exhibit will showcase 100 objects that will tell l the social, economic, and political history of the City of Waukesha including an Italian family's ravioli pot and a Waukesha engine schematic.

Museum admission is $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for children ages 6-12 and $5.00 for Students with ID. Children Under 5 and Museum members are free.

“This project is a testament to many stories that this City has to tell. Our volunteers have worked for the last year researching and preparing the 100 objects and we’re excited to share it with everyone,” said WCHSM Executive Director Bonnie Byrd.

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