Historical Attractions

Experience the history of the Lake Geneva Area

DELAVAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY – Delavan

Since 2003, the Delavan Historical Society’s focus has been to educate and preserve and create awareness for Delavan’s unique and storied past. With the recent opening of the Delavan Historical Society Exhibit and Resource Center, they are able to provide the community with a place to collect, preserve and keep safe documents and items that reflect the history of the City and Town of Delavan.

BELFRY THEATER – Williams Bay

The Belfry Music Theatre desires to continue its legacy to engage, inspire and entertain our community by presenting professional productions for the entire family that enrich and have a meaningful impact in their lives to build memories throughout the generations.

Offering a highly varied program of musical theatre, drama, comedy, children’s theatre and art exhibits in a renovated historic facility utilizing state of the art lighting and sound to enhance the shared experience of live performances.

GENEVA LAKE MUSEUM – Lake Geneva

Step onto the brick pavement and step back in time.   Walking along our “Main Street” you can not only peek into historic stores, homes, a school room and other places, but you can actually go into them for a close up look at furniture, clothing, tools, machines, merchandise, photos and other artifacts of daily living.   Take this stroll and you will get a real feel for life and lifestyles in the late 19th and early 20th century in the Geneva Lake area.

LAKE GENEVA CRUISE LINE – LAKE GENEVA

Come and enjoy the scenic wonders of this enchanting historical glacier made spring fed lake; it’s a magnificent, restful experience you will forever cherish. A leisurely cruise past the estates, many built between 1870 and 1920, will serve to remind you and your guests of past elegance.

EAST TROY ELECTRIC RAILROAD – EAST TROY

The East Troy Railroad Museum operates on the last remaining piece of the original interurban network which operated in Wisconsin.

OLD WORLD WISCONSIN – EAGLE

Experience the lifestyles, ethnic traditions and challenges of 19th-century European immigrants, Yankee settlers and African Americans who settled in Wisconsin. The museum’s historic buildings, gathered from throughout the state, stand restored to their original condition. Throughout the site, interpreters authentically attired in period clothing discuss with visitors the families who lived and worked in the houses and farms that dot the museum’s 576 acres. Walk or ride the tram throughout.