Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology

The museum was an idea that sprang from local citizens who wanted to record and preserve the history of important, unique and ground breaking innovations in industry and technology that were developed right here in the Chippewa Valley. It…

21 E. Grand Ave.
Chippewa Falls

 cfmit.org
 (715) 720-9206

Chippewa Moraine Interpretive Center

Exhibits and videos explain the glacial history of the region. Live and stuffed native animals are also on display. Visitors can also hold a snake, pet a turtle, dig for fossils, or snowshoe. Part of the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age State…

13394 County Hwy M
New Auburn

 dnr.wi.gov
 (715) 967-2800

Club MTC Makerspace

Club MTC is a community workshop for hobbyists, crafters, inventors, educators, and tinkerers of all ages. We provide you with the tools and technology necessary to build, hack, fix, or create just about anything you can conceive. Become a…

128 W River St.
Chippewa Falls

 clubmtc.net
 (715) 438-2040

Crystal Cave

Knowledgeable guides will lead you on a one-hour tour through a maze of well-lighted passages where glistening cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, and rippling flowstone can be seen hanging from the ceiling or covering the…

W965 State Road 29
Spring Valley

 acoolcave.com
 (715) 778-4414

Eau Claire Planet Walk

The Eau Claire Planet Walk is a one-mile scale model of the Solar System stretching from the Phoenix Park Farmers Market Pavilion (the Sun) to the Haas Fine Arts Center at UWEC (Pluto). thomaspj@uwec.edu.

Hobbs Observatory

An astronomical observatory owned by UW-Eau Claire and named after the Hobbs Foundation .  Private programs and presentations are available upon request.

S1 County Highway K
Fall Creek

 (715) 877-2212

L.E. Phillips Planetarium

Offers shows such as "Cultural Constellations," "Wonders of Deep Space," "Larry, Cat in Space," and "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System."

UWEC Phillips Hall, 101 Roosevelt Ave
Eau Claire