Hearthstone Historic House Museum



Monday-Wednesday: Closed

Thursday — Friday: First tour begins at 10:00 am

Saturday: First tour begins at 11:00 am

Sunday: First tour begins at 1:00 pm

Tours are conducted every half hour with the last tour of the day beginning at 3:30.

Evening tours are available during Haunted Hearthstone and Victorian Christmas or by appointment. Hearthstone is closed Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Day.


Adults: $8.00

Senior Citizen/AAA Members: $7.00

Children (ages 5-17): $5.00

Children with AAA adult $4.50

Children under 5: Free

Treasure Hunt Sale

pirate map Northland Mall (W. Northland at N. Richmond) is hosting a “treasure hunt” sale to benefit Hearthstone! The good news is, you will not need a pirate ship, map or shovel to find some treasures. You'll only need to find the storefront where the annual AAUW book sale is held, next to Kohl's.

The Hearthstone Treasure Hunt sale will run:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21
9 a.m.to noon on Saturday, Aug. 22

If you have treasures to donate drop them off at Northland Mall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 17-19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enter through the mall’s front entrance or the double doors (900) on the north side of the building. For more information, if you need assistance with your donation, or if you need to drop off a donation ahead of time, please call Hearthstone during regular business hours, (920) 730-8204

Northland Mall map

Edison Appliances Exhibit

A fascinating display of early Edison electric appliances will be on exhibit at the Hearthstone from April 2 through September 30, 2015.
Edison Appliances Emancipate the Women of America exemplifies Edison’s goal of freeing women from the drudgery of daily housekeeping chores. Edison predicted that “Electricity will do practically all the manual work about the home.”
The display is compliments of Robin and Joan Rolfs, authors and Edison historians: http://my.athenet.net/~nipper/page3.html .

Edison toasters


Edison coffee sets

coffee set

The Rolfs' Edison talking dolls were featured in the May 4, 2015 New York Times:
Ghostly Voices From Thomas Edison’s Dolls Can Now Be Heard, and on National Public Radio (May 5, 2015.)

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Contact Us:

920-730-8204 (phone)

920-730-8266 (fax)


Hearthstone Historic House Museum

625 W. Prospect

Appleton, WI



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