Welcome to a new season at
Turner Museum and Carlin House!

Open Saturdays 10-2

Coming Events

Please see our Calendar of Events
for more information.

April 5-19

Turner Museum Open with the Annual Student Art Show

April 26
Carlin House and Turner Museum Open with Regular Exhibits

July 22
Old Settlers' Day

December 1
Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit, Museums are Open 10 am-8 pm
Events Begin after the Holiday

December 2 thru April 2019
Museums closed for the season

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Main & Third Streets, PO Box 265
Palmyra, WI 53156-0265
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2018 Calendar of Events

Museum Hours:
Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm, May thru first weekend in December.
Free Admission, but donations are welcome.

2018 promises to be very eventful.

May 5-19 •  Annual Student Art Show
The best in art from the Palmyra-Eagle Schools. Three big Saturdays in May. The Carlin House will be open during the art show. This is an annual event.

July 22 •  Old Settlers' Day
This day is set aside each year to honor our old settler (s) in what is the oldest continually celebrated event of its kind in the State of Wisconsin dating to 1885. Join us at noon at Plmyra Village Park.  Enjoy the festivities and the best home cooked food you've ever eaten.

October 13-14  •  Kettle Moraine Art Studio Tour
Stop by the Turner Museum for one leg of the Kettle Moraine Art Studio Tour and see the works of two area artists.

December 1  •  Christmas at the Museum
Turner Museum and Carlin House are open 10 am to 2 pm. Later that evening (around 5:30 pm),
Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit. 
  This is a family friendly event.  More later.


Other Events may be scheduled.

Museum volunteers viewing past Community Collection at the Christmas Event.


December 2 thru April 2019
Museum closed for the season