Culture in the Minocqua Area

Minocqua museumOpportunities to experience unique arts and culture are abundant in the Northwoods. From arts and crafts shows, live theater performances and oil painting classes to live music in the park and traditional Ojibwe craft workshops, you will find plenty of ways to enrich your cultural palate.

Torpy Park bandThe following are just a sampling of arts activities offered in the Northwoods:

Live performances and arts classes — Campanile Center for the Arts

Live theater and concert series — Lakeland Performing Arts Association

art camp kidsNicolet Live Arts & Speakers Series — Nicolet Area Technical College

Theater productions — Tommy O's Playhouse

Summer music concerts — Torpy Park (6:30 p.m., Thursday evenings)

Traditional Ojibwe craft classes — George W. Brown Jr. Museum and Cultural Center

History and Heritage

art camp kidsHistory is also alive and well in the Northwoods. A variety of area museums will quickly familiarize you with the Lakeland area’s rich and varied past, from re-created traditional Native American villages and in-depth studies of logging history to the history of the Million Penny Parade and vast collections of early snowmobile memorabilia.




Minocqua Museum 
416 Chicago Avenue
Minocqua , WI 54548
(715) 356-7666

Dr. Kate Newcomb Museum 
923 Second Avenue 
Woodruff , WI 54568 
(715) 356-6896

George W. Brown Jr. Ojibwe Museum 
603 Peace Pipe Road, P.O. Box 804
Lac du Flambeau , WI 54538
(715) 588-3333

Snowmobile Hall of Fame & Museum 
8481 Hwy 70 W., P.O. Box 720
St. Germain, WI 54558
(715) 542-4488