New Berlin Historical Society
The New Berlin Historical Society is located in New Berlin’s local history resource, located on the south eastern end of Waukesha County. The Historical Park extends all the way from 19765 W (ES) National Avenue, New Berlin, to the west side of its intersection with (Y) Racine Avenue all the way, to 19885 National Avenue, where the museum and museum offices are located. The site here features sidewalks and off-street parking. In addition to this, the museum is also handicap accessible.
This museum features tons of publications and artifacts on display, seeking to educate guests on all matters New Berlin. The New Berlin Historical Society is a part of the New Berlin City Park system, and it holds Open House Events at the Historical Park once every quarter, alongside an array of other events. You can get a hold of the event’s calendar at the Historical Society’s official website or from their official Facebook page. The society remains open to guests all year long.
Visitors who are looking forward to a group tour can achieve this by way of making an appointment prior. There is always a tour guide to help you out in making the appointment and all other arrangements regarding group tours. All historical information about the city is available on display at all buildings that make up the museum.
If you would like to become a volunteer or member at the museum, there is a membership page on the museum’s website, with all the relevant information, including how to get started. Also available are the details of the person you can get in touch with for any kind of assistance.
The Berlin Historical Society welcomes all donations that pertain to New Berlin’s city history, including photographs, publications and family histories. In case you would like to donate tools, household items and such like 3D artifacts, they would have to be reviewed by the museum’s interim curator.
One of the major collections here are images that were donated to the museum by Swartz Family. This family ran operations at the Cornfalfa Farms, an extensive farm that was located in New Berlin a while back. Most of the photographs taken seek to educate visitors on the best farm practices on matters Alfalfa and apple farming, alongside sheep farming. Guests can also donate any monetary gifts that are tax deductible to further support the historical society.
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