Hours of Operation

NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the museum will remain  closed until Wednesday, June 3, 2020.



Saturday & Sunday, 12-3 p.m.

Weekdays by appointment

June, July & August

Open daily 12-3 p.m., closed Tuesdays

September & October

Saturday & Sunday, 12-3 p.m.

Weekdays by appointment

Open Memorial Day, Fourth of July & Labor Day

Finding the Museum


Watertown is located 8 miles north of Interstate 94 via State Hwy. 26.

Watertown is also accessible via

State Hwys. 16 & 19.


Museum address:

919 Charles St.

Watertown, WI 53094



Octagon House Museum tours are guided and last approximately 1 hour. Tours of First Kindergarten and Pioneer Barn are self-guided.

$9 for adults

$8 for senior citizens and AAA members

$5 for children ages 6-17

School groups of 20 or more, $4.50 each

Credit cards accepted.

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