The Kenosha area is a community steeped in rich history and cultural offerings.  Immerse yourself in our four National Register Historic Districts, two historic lighthouses, an authentic electric streetcar system, and five unique, only-in-Kenosha museums.

  • History & Museums
  • History & Museums
  • History & Museums
  • History & Museums
  • Civil War Museum
  • Dinosaur Discovery Museum
  • Durkee Mansion
  • Kemper Center
  • Kenosha History Center
  • Simmons Library
  • Kenosha Public Museum
  • National Register Historic Districts
  • Pierhead Lighthouse
  • Southport Light Station Museum

Kenosha Museums & History

Once a bustling shipping port at the turn of the century, Kenosha’s revitalized Lake Michigan harbor area now serves as the epicenter of a magnificent museum and history campus that celebrates the past and embraces the future for all to enjoy!