Hearthstone Historic House Museum




Monday-Wednesday: Closed

Thursday—Saturday: :First tour begins at 10 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.

Hearthstone is closed Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Day.



Special Event, Victorian Christmas

Adults: $10.00

Children 5-17: $5.00

Members and Children under 5: Free

Special Event,
Friday Evening Victorian Christmas, Dec. 1-29

Adults: $15.00 (no passes or coupons accepted for Friday evening tours)

Children 5-17: $5.00

Members and Children under 5: Free for all tours

Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas logo

It’s time for Victorian Christmas. This year's theme is Victorian Christmas: 135 Years of Memories. Visitors will experience how Hearthstone might have been decorated during its various eras:

The 1880s when Henry and Cremora Rogers and their daughter Kitty lived here

The 1920s when Albert and Aimee Priest resided in Hearthstone

The 1930s the Hearthstone Tea Room days

The 1950s when the Eugene and Muriel Pierce lived in Hearthstone

The 1970s when Harold and Ruth Mares and their 6 children called Hearthstone home

The tours begin on Friday, November 24, 2017 and continue through Sunday, January 14, 2018 during regular tour hours:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday — 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sunday — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for Hearthstone members and children under 5.

Special Friday evening tours in December will feature live music, costumed docents, and will emphasize the ambiance of the Christmas lights. The evening tours are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2017.

Admission for the evening tours is $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for Hearthstone members and children under 5. No passes or coupons will be accepted for Friday evening tours.

No advance tickets or reservations are needed. Everyone who arrives at Hearthstone any time between 6 and 8 p.m. on Fridays in December will be able to tour the house.

Click on a Friday on the calendar below to see that evening's entertainment. (The 2017 calendar is the same as the 1882 calendar!)

Victorian Christmas calendar
Piano flute dulcimer Guitars voice flute clarinet violin voice cello guitar

Calendar adapted from Calendar for the year 1903 (Toronto Art League)

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Contact Us:

920-730-8204 (phone)

920-730-8266 (fax)


Hearthstone Historic House Museum

P.O.Box 1777

625 W. Prospect

Appleton, WI


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