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Racine Heritage Museum, Racine

4.6
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Racine Heritage Museum is a historical museum building and former Carnegie library, located at 701 S. Main St. in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. Designed by John Mauran in the Beaux-Arts style, the building served as the Racine Public Library from 1904 until 1958, and has housed the Racine Heritage Museum since 1963. It is also the home of the Racine County Historical Society. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 20, 1981.
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  • I loved it. The place was a nice touch since I was relocating to Racine, I wanted to learn a bit about it. The history was very interesting.  more »
  • So much interesting information in a small building. Layed out so much can be seen and read about Racine. The staff is super friendly. The whole museum took about and hour. This place will not...  more »
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  • Very informative and free to the public. The girl at the front desk was very helpful and knowledgeable about Racine's history. I wish some of the history was taught in local schools.
  • Great! Stopped at cemetary to find ancient relatives, ended up using archives at museum to find them!!!

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