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Pioneer Park Historical Complex

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fun with the grandkids

So many things to see. Interactive activities for my grandkids (ages 2 and 3) i.e. a one room... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
There is so much to see and walk through

If you are up in Rhinelander, this a must see. There are so many buildings to walk through... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2019
Heather K
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

So many things to see. Interactive activities for my grandkids (ages 2 and 3) i.e. a one room schoolhouse and a model train (bring along quarters). The kids were interested in the old style telephone that was on display. A lot to see for free...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

If you are up in Rhinelander, this a must see. There are so many buildings to walk through!!! Don't forget to go to the basement to see the amazing model train set in operation. Some of the buildings are just for looking at the artifacts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Awesome historical museum on the old logging era and the trains used to haul them. It also has an old school house that is true to scale and has artifacts from time periods long gone by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank debays
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is for all ages. To see the logging museum, the trains and the old school house is just so interesting and it is fun to see how things were done so many years ago.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank WisconsinBabs55
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Pioneer Park Historical Complex is a museum of the area's Logging past, including railroading, and CCC camps that operated during the 1930's, to replant vast areas of cut-over timberlands, and create the Nicolet National Forest...

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jon Q P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with grandkids and when friends from out of town come over. Alot of very interesting facts pictures and facts of how logging was in the old days.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank culvert2017
Reviewed 18 September 2017

PHENOMENAL. The Pioneer Park Historical Complex, here in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, is a do-not-miss attraction IF you have the time to visit and IF you have an interest in local history. I was last in Rhinelander way back in the summer of 1952 when my father...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Kanbaatar
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The historical complex is great. We have toured it many times over the years. We are amazed there is no admission charge . Where else can a family see a lumberjack camp, a narrow gauge train, railroad depot, model train display showing historic Rhinelander, a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Max H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a jewel of a place to visit - an exciting afternoon for the whole family! The historical complex includes a host of artifacts from the days of Wisconsin logging from steam tractors to huge saw blades and many photos and facts of history....More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Locals still refer to the Historical Complex as the "Logging Museum." While the complex started as such, it is now so much more. Yes, you will see the true-to-life replica of a late 19th century lumber camp, as well as early logging equipment. But you'll...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank roadtripfamof5
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Suzie Lou D
9 September 2018|
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Dogs are allowed in the park not sure about the Complex.