Turner Museum

Exhibits are now being prepared for the 2019 season. Below are a few of our previous exhibits.

Photo: A piece from the 2017 Student Art Show.
Photo: A picture of Frank Murn, a WWII veteran, from the Palmyra Answers the Call in World War II exhibit.
Photo: A section of the Palmyra, Then and Now exhibit.
  • The Student Art Show, shows off the amazing artwork of local students.
  • Palmyra Answers the Call in World War II, a tribute to the many men and women from Palmyra who dedicated themselves to the war effort.
  • Frank Murn of Palmyra
  • Ancient Palmyra, a collection of images of the now embattled Syrian city for which Palmyra, Wisconsin, is named.
  • Palmyra's Deep Rock Spring and Its Restoration.

Past Exhibits

GENERAL INTEREST EXHIBITS:

  • Antique Tools
  • Boy Scouting in Palmyra
  • Business Advertising Items
  • Clothing Worn in Palmyra, 1860 to 1940
  • Cornish Immigrants to the Palmyra Area
  • Duck Hunting around Palmyra
  • The Life and Times of Helen Thayer (PHS 1919) as seen through her self-created yearbook
  • One Hundred Years of the Palmyra State Bank
  • Rare Books from the Turner Museum Collection
  • The Remarkable Inventions of Palmyra Businessman George Rundell
  • Sixty Years of Flying in Palmyra
  • The Spring Lake Flood of 2008
  • The Tischaefer Family

WAR EXHIBITS:

  • Civil War Artifacts from the Turner Museum Collection
  • A Rare Book which describes the experiences of Palmyra sailor George Holcomb who was lost off the Philippine Island of Samar in WWII

NATURAL HISTORY EXHIBITS:

  • How Old was that Deer?
  • Owl Pellet Analysis