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The Dells Mill and Museum

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Address: E18855 County Road V, Augusta, WI 54722-9374
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+1 715-286-2714

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Loved the view! I Was able to get some awesome pictures of my kids there. Very close to the little city we were going. Loved it was not far.

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Kimberly Y
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the view! I Was able to get some awesome pictures of my kids there. Very close to the little city we were going. Loved it was not far.

1 Thank Kimberly Y
Markesan, WI
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Drove about 150 miles to take some photos of this treasure. It was well worth the trip only museum was not open only open Friday and Saturday (a reason to return). Only problem was came at the wrong time of day early mourning would be best for photo opps. This mill along with Hydes mill are two great treasuses in... More 

Thank bbharke
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

My wife and i stopped here after reading about it on the internet. Alledgedly, it is the most photographed site in Wisconsin. After visiting, we can see why. The rustic beauty of the old mill takes you back to a time when life was slower and simpler. Our tour guide was one of only 2 surviving members of the original... More 

Thank Andy M
Kansas City, Kansas
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169 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We really enjoyed visiting the museum. The tour was excellent. The description of how it worked, what it did and what it meant to the area was very good. It was a very tranquil and beautiful place to visit. It is unbelievable that they caught an 8 foot long shark looking thing from the pond (just a joke, you will... More 

Thank James W
Newton, Iowa
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62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

My husband and I came here on June 21...we arrived around 5:30pm or so, and due to the lateness, it was closed for tours. The scenic out-of-the-way Wisconsin back roads are heavy with photo opps and the mill is no exclusion. With camera in hand, I ventured to the bridge and was not disappointed by the breathtaking beauty! We had... More 

Thank TLaehn2011
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117 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We went with a group this time and we enjoyed the trip just as much the second time around. Gus didn't disappoint with his stories, knowledge, and personal touches being tied in with the history of the place and loving his job as a tour guide. From his dress to his banjo playing and singing to cap the tour off... More 

1 Thank hatchpal4u
Jackson, Mississippi
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63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

This is an out of the way attraction, but a real treat for history lovers. I had no idea that mills of the 1800's were so complex. The owner-tour guide has a working knowledge of every aspect of the mill, and although it is not running these days, he makes you feel as if it could be up and running... More 

1 Thank Wanda H
Ridgeland, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012

My family drove past Dell's Museum every almost everyway weekend, as I was growing up. It's still something I like to stop by and look at from time to time.

Thank blberg2000
Cornell, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Like taking a step back in time. Very interesting to learn the history of the mill and area. Guide very knowlegeable. A little pricey, but I'm guessing all the $ goes into maintaining the huge structure.

1 Thank TLT54732
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117 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2012

This is an unassuming location through some windy backroads and in a quiet location, near the town of Augusta. Gus is your guide and has been the guide for many years. He's a fascinating individual who plays the part well and has a passion for its history. The Museum has some interesting glimpses into the past and Gus will share... More 

2 Thank hatchpal4u

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