Visit Us at Hearthstone

Historic House Museum

Click here for information about Hearthstone's rental and photography policies.

On the days the Appleton Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, Hearthstone will also be closed.


Hearthstone Tours

If you wish to schedule a group tour (10 or more people) to visit the museum please contact us at 920-730-8204 or

Group tours can be scheduled outside our normal business hours.

There is minimal parking at Hearthstone please park on State Street if the lot is full.

Non-flash photography is permitted in the museum as long as it does not disrupt the tours.



Monday - Wednesday: Closed


Thursday — Friday — Saturday:

First tour begins at 10:00 am


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.


General Admission:

Adults: $8.00

Children 5-17: $5.00

Members and Children under 5: Free

Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more. Reservations must be made prior to your tour to receive the group rate.

We accept cash, checks, Visa, Mastercard and Discover.


Hearthstone is located at the corner of West Prospect Avenue and Memorial Drive in Appleton..

From Green Bay

Take US 41 south to BB (W. Prospect Ave.) Exit 136

Continue on Prospect Avenue for approximately 2.8 miles

Cross S. Memorial Drive and Hearthstone will be on your immediate right

Take US- 41 S to WI-441 S, Exit 145

Exit onto WI-47 / Appleton Road

Turn right onto Appleton Road

Continue straight onto Memorial Drive

Drive approximately 1.5 miles

Turn right onto West Prospect Avenue

Hearthstone will be on your right

From Oshkosh

Take US 41 north to BB (W. Prospect Ave.) Exit 136

Turn right onto Prospect Avenue

Continue on Prospect Avenue for approximately 2.8 miles

Cross S. Memorial Drive and Hearthstone will be on your immediate right

Hearthstone may also be reached via S. Oneida St.

Take S. Oneida St. north across the Fox River

Turn left at the second light (W. Lawrence St.)

Continue west on W. Lawrence St. to S. Memorial Dr. (6 blocks)

Turn left onto S. Memorial Dr.

Continue on S. Memorial Dr. to W. Prospect Ave. (7 blocks)

Turn left onto W. Prospect Ave. and Hearthstone will be on your immediate right

Hearthstone is also located along several bus routes. To find out which route will best fits your needs, see the Valley Transit Trip Planner.


Hearthstone welcomes special needs visitors. An exterior lift is available from the basement exhibits to the first floor. The second floor is not wheelchair accessible. Electronic and printed materials of the second floor exhibits are available for viewing to those unable to climb stairs. Motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs are welcome in the house; however, the size of the interior spaces prevents the use of motorized scooter chairs inside.

For additional directions please call 920-730-8204.

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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