Fennimore Doll & Toy Museum
1135 6th Street, Fennimore WI
The Fennimore Doll & Toy Museum showcases collectible dolls and toys from around the world. Established in 1991, the museum incorporates heirlooms owned and or on loan to the museum in with the collections owned by the museum.
New exhibits coming in May 2014!
2013 Featured Exhibits:
Dollhouses and Action Figures
This season, the museum is featuring a new "Masters of the Universe" display as well as nine dollhouses of various sizes and from different eras filled with furniture and room accessories. The exhibit includes a Strawberry Shortcake House, a large Victorian House, and many other dollhouses, buggies, doll beds and Southeast Asia and Central America dolls. The large NASCAR exhibit is held over from last year. Permanent displays from Star Wars, Star Trek and Toy Story continue to be favorites with visitors.
Exhibits of antique and collectible dolls and vintage toys range from the 1800's through 2000. The museum displays include porcelain and bisque dolls, American Girl® dolls and accessories, Lone Ranger and Tonto, spinning tops from around the world, old farm toys, tin toys, windup and pull toys, early Fisher Price® toys, Disney® characters, and a specially constructed display with over 740 Barbies® and accessories.
Groups are welcome and tours of both the Doll & Toy Museum and the Fennimore Railroad Museum can be coordinated with one phone call. At the Doll Museum, educational programs are adjusted for the age of the students. Learn how toys and dolls have evolved and compare toys from the past with those of today. At the Railroad and Historical Museum, climb aboard an old train engine, ride the narrow-gauge train and view the antique farm equipment and household items. On-site bus parking and loading. Both buildings are handicap accessible and air conditioned. Call 608-822-4100 or email email@example.com to schedule your group tour.
Fennimore Field Trip brochure (2.88Mb)
Operated by the Friends of the Fennimore Doll & Toy Museum, the museum operates as a non-profit organization and runs completely on volunteer help, donations, and a modest entrance fee. The museum has many wonderful volunteers but it needs and welcomes support of new volunteers to work at the museum, donations of office equipment and supplies, and financial contributions.
Please call for updates or information 608-822-4100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let your heritage not be lost, but bequeath it as a memory,
a treasure, and a blessing, and preserve it for your children.
Christian Metz - 1846