Preserved Czech farmstead, the home was built in 1876. The entire farmstead has displays and exhibits. Located at the site is also a Pavilion with exhibits, air-conditioned and heated, with a conference room and is handicap accessible. Open for tours, including specialty meals and entertainment.
Volunteer non-profit organization operated by Agricultural Heritage Resources, Inc.
Originally open in 1868, Ahnapee Lager was well known for its Wisconsin-made quality. Continuing family tradition, the newly reopened brewery produces Wisconsin craft beers in small batches that are full-flavored with aging potential. Visit the Tap Room next to the von Stiehl Winery and enjoy real artisan Wisconsin beers.
A lake-shore tradition for over 80 years! Indulge in our fine chocolates, fresh roasted nuts, homemade candies and ice cream. Have lunch or dinner and enjoy a delicious sandwich, soups or decadent homemade sundaes in an old fashioned ice cream parlor that still has black walnut booths and arches. Casual family dining.
Experience living in a work of art designed by Frank Lloyd Wright! This 4 bedroom 3 bath home features 3 fireplaces, private patios and is fully furnished. Sleeps up to 8. Tours periodically available.
A venue for vinifera, offering premium wine tasting in a laid-back atmosphere. We take the snobbery out of wine while providing a unique and lighthearted tasting education.
Stop in and try any of our delicious 32 hand dipped flavors of Cedar Crest ice cream, sherbet or frozen yogurt. Enjoy a cone, sundae, malt or other tasty treat. Our parlour is located adjacent to our manufacturing plant. Just look for the Big Cow on our front lawn.
We invite you to enjoy the relaxing ambiance of our family owned winery/vineyard and the pleasant reception of our serving staff. Complimentary wine tastings, unique gifts, and more.
Music inside the winery on the weekends. Check out our events calendar for more information.
Two Rivers Historical Society:
We’re celebrating the History of Hamilton and enter into a new era in the preservation of American Wood Type. Printing & type cutting demos and interesting displays for the entire family.
The Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. With 1.5 million pieces of wood type and more than 1,000 styles and sizes of patterns, Hamilton’s collection is one of the premier wood type collections in the world. In addition to wood type, the Museum is home to an amazing array of advertising cuts from the 1930s through the 1970s, and all of the equipment necessary to make wood type and print with it, as well as equipment used in the production of hot metal type, tools of the craft and rare type specimen catalogs.
$5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for ages 65 and over, or under 12.
We are a 4th generation family owned cheese factory, that has been making cheese since 1914. Watch cheese being made Monday through Friday mornings, free, through our viewing windows. Enjoy our free museum and stroll through our store where you can enjoy a wide variety of samples, cheese, souvenirs, wine, ice cream, and more. A short 30 minute drive from Manitowoc.
See a fully operational alpaca ranch and enjoy an interactive and educational shopping experience! Get close with exotic alpacas, and feel how amazingly soft they are while you feed them! Tour the ranch and shop the unique gift store filled with items made from their warm, durable, non-allergenic fibers. Everything from yarns, felt soaps, scarves, socks, slippers, jackets and more are here. Tours of all types can be arranged. Must call ahead for all visiting appointments.
The landmark Manitowoc County Courthouse was completed in 1906. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is the centerpiece of a 72 building historic district. After 100 years, the courthouse continues to serve as the principal place of county government as it has since 1906. Tours available.
The Manitowoc Zoo has just under 200 animals, including 2 rescue cougar cubs adopted in 2014, black bear, bald eagle, snow leopard, wolves, bison and prairie dogs. The education building features reptiles, amphibians, tropical birds and interactive learning. Enjoy the playground, activity trail and picnic areas on zoo grounds. Located in beautiful Lincoln Park. The Lincoln Park Zoological Society helps sponsor zoo events and activities. Find them at www.manitowoczoologicalsociety.org/blog/. (free/suggested donation)
We make fresh maple syrup in March (read March 2014 article) and then in June you can Pick-Your-Own or get Pre-picked strawberries fron a 5 acre berry patch. We have Wisconsin blueberries and sweet corn too. A 10 acre Corn maze, hayrides, farm animals and pumpkin patch are great family fun in the fall and you will find all of these things right here at Meuer Farm! Travel Green Certified.
Step back in time to explore village and farm life in Manitowoc County from the 1850’s to the early 1900’s, travel through 25 historic buildings, and discover hands on activities at the Children’s Discovery Village. Located just three miles west of I-43, (Exit #152).
Open to the public!
10 miles north of Two Rivers just off Hwy. 42. Exciting displays featuring the history of electricity and electrical power generation through the use of nuclear energy, fossil fuels, and renewable sourcesl Have fun in our large hands on science toy area! Handicapped accessible. Free.
Nestled on the shore of the East Twin River, this museum village and heritage park is devoted to the history of Great Lakes commercial and charter fishing. Celebrate 175+ years of fishing heritage since 1837 by exploring an 1886 lighthouse, shipwreck artifacts, and beautiful works of art. Or stop and ponder at the French Canadian exhibit, read about the Lifesaving Service, and picture yourself with the commercial fisherman. We’ve recently added, more artifacts from the famous Christmas Tree Ship (Rouse Simmons). Relive famous maritime disasters in the Coast Guard exhibit “Shipwrecks”! We’re open Memorial Day through October from 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment year round.
Wisconsin’s longest running Segway PT Tours with many tour experiences to choose from throughout Northeast Wisconsin. We offer tours on the two wheels of a Segway PT through historic Manitowoc. Starting in the heart of the city, tours include rides along the coastline including historic places and picturesque scenes, while learning about the rich maritime history of Manitowoc. You will also get a close up view of the U.S.S. Cobia WWII submarine. Call to make a reservation.
Doing business in Wisconsin since 2005 as Segway the Door Tours in Door County, and Segway the Fox Tours in the Green Bay Area.
The road less traveled leads to the von Stiehl Winery, the oldest licensed winery in Wisconsin. Specializes in many grape varieties. Tour arched limestone production cellars containing thirty varieties of wine. Quality and price make the winery and absolute “must stop” destination. Guided tours May-Oct. Gift boxes and baskets available. Mail order available. Check out the wine of the month. Wine tastings of carefully produced, Double Gold, Gold, and Silver medal winning wines.
Visit Door County’s island community. Enjoy shops, parks, museums and accommodations. 30-minute ferry ride from Northport Pier on the tip of the Door Peninsula. Tour by auto, bicycle or Cherry Train. Daily year-round ferry service. Passengers, vehicles (all sizes), bikes. Travel over 100 miles of scenic roads. We operate daily all year long with more ferries in summer. See our website for time of year daily scheduled trips or call for a schedule. Cherry Train tours and Seasonal daily trips to Rock Island State Park, May-Oct. Your direct connection to Rock Island State Park.
Explore our three exciting escape rooms to test your skills! Escape rooms have become one of the most popular and fastest growing entertainment options in America over the past five years. You will solve puzzles and find clues to escape within a set time limit in one of our themed experiences. Can you escape??
The Midwest’s largest maritime museum, where kids and adults can tour of the nation’s most completely restored WWII submarine, the USS COBIA. Discover a gallery dedicated to Wisconsin-built recreational boats, or time-travel back to a 19th century shipbuilding town. Have fun with hands-on activities in the Children’s Waterways Room and Little Lakefarer’s Room, and you can operate a working triple-expansion marine steam engine. Then visit the Museum’s Gift Store, Pier 75, for all your nautical purchases! All at the region’s only Smithsonian affiliate and the largest Maritime Museum on the Great Lakes.