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An Old World Christmas- December 15th & 16th

An Old World Christmas- December 15th & 16th
An Old World Christmas- December 15th & 16th
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Jingle all the way to the 1800s!

Experience Christmas as it was in 19th century Wisconsin at this year’s "An Old World Christmas” holiday event. Explore how a rich mosaic of ethnic traditions continues to be a part of our contemporary celebrations. Bake Vanocka – traditional braided bread – and have a family photo taken around the largest Julbocken or Yule goat in North America. Meet the Juletomte, a traditional Finnish version of Santa. Guests of all ages will discover the vibrant holiday traditions brought to Wisconsin by immigrants.

Event pre-sale ends December 12th. 

Pre-sale tickets are good for EITHER December 15th OR December 16th for full-priced admissions only. WHS Members receive FREE admittance on December 16th! Two-day admission not allowed with single ticket. 

Date: December 15th OR December 16th
Time: 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Cost: Adults- $12.00, Children 5-17- $9.00, Children under 4- FREE; WHS Members receive 10% discount for December 15th (enter member ID at checkout); WHS Members receive FREE admittance on December 16th (select option above in the Admission drop down and enter member ID in box below*)
Location: Old World Wisconsin

Time Travel Tokens: Don't forget to pick up a pocketful of Time Travel Tokens to make your visit even more festive! 
Tokens are available at the Museum Store ($5 each) and can be used to shop in the General Store or Blacksmith Shop, for a horse-drawn ride, and NEW this year, make your own Victorian greenery decoration (a "swag") to take home.

*WHS Members will be required to show member ID card at time of entry to site. Failure to present member ID will result in paying general admission prices. Standard membership levels' admission rules apply.

NOTE: Only the Crossroads Village and Catch Wheel Fever are open for this event. Tram service will not be available. Admission price cannot be applied to WHS membership purchase. Child's Library BOGO does not apply.

Physical tickets will not be sent out for this event. Please check-in at Admissions the day you choose to attend to receive your wristbands and tokens.

Please call 262-594-6301 or email oww@wisconsinhistory.org with questions.