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Museum of Woodcarving

Hwy 63, Shell Lake, WI
+1 715-468-7100
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Something worth seeing at least once!

The displays are amazing and the hard work that went into each sculpture is apparent. There are no... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2012
Northerngirlnomore
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
If you appreciate woodcarvings and the unusual you'll enjoy this museum

Housed in a big building you'll see many carvings many Biblical depictions (at least 24 large... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2012
hatchpal4u
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WI
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This museum is home to hundreds of unique wood cuttings.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“life size” (3 reviews)
“front desk” (2 reviews)
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Hwy 63, Shell Lake, WI
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+1 715-468-7100
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

The displays are amazing and the hard work that went into each sculpture is apparent. There are no cameras allowed and the fee is kind of high for the amount of time it takes to go through the displays. The wooden sculptures tell stories from...More

1  Thank Northerngirlnomore
Reviewed 21 July 2012

Housed in a big building you'll see many carvings many Biblical depictions (at least 24 large representations done) in wood as well as smaller intricate woodcarvings. The focus is the woodcarvings not a fancy building. It's not overly lit supposedly due to preservation of the...More

2  Thank hatchpal4u
Reviewed 18 December 2010

I visited this museum many years ago, and the life sized Biblical carvings was like taking a walk through the Bible and time, but in giant wood carvings. It is quite stark inside, but that is for a reason, so that the viewer will not...More

2  Thank EdieMasters
Reviewed 6 August 2010

This was a strange experience-when you walk in, you enter a room filled with items that look like a thrift/junk store. The foyer is dark and kind of creepy. Then the owner starts talking and it gets weirder! She was snippy, barked orders at us,...More

3  Thank uwsuper
Reviewed 29 May 2010

If you know the scriptures and the Lord you will appreciate your time here. We saw it 18 yrs. ago and I still talk about it from time to time. The defeat of Satan at the empty tomb was especially moving.

3  Thank tinman5316
Reviewed 3 July 2007

It costs $5.25 plus tax (June 2007) and takes about 10 minutes to see it all, including reading everything. Its just a lot of wooden statures carved the same way. A local woman recommended it to us. It might be interesting to super religious people,...More

6  Thank cyber_Lana
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