School Groups

A 2 1/2 hour guided tour for third, fourth, and fifth graders is offered during the spring and fall semesters. Topics covered include:

  • A New World: Werner Trimborn and the Lime Industry
  • A Do-It-Yourself Life
  • Digging Up the Past
  • Guess the Gadget – a new part of the school tour in 2008
  • Jeremiah Curtin: Beyond Milwaukee to the World

The tour can be modified for other grades and groups. The cost for the tour is $5 per student. Reservations are required. An adult chaperone is required for each group of ten students. Chaperones are free. To schedule a tour call us at 414-273-8288.


Scouting groups of all ages are welcome. The cost for the tour is $5 per scout. Leaders are free. The tour can be tailored to your needs, call us at 414-273-8288 to schedule.

Adult Groups

A 90 minute guided walking tour of the site, combined with a tour of the nearby Jeremiah Curtin House, costs $5.00. Times can be customized for your group. To schedule a tour, call us at 414-273-8288.