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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.

Starts at the Phoenix Park Farmers Market Pavilion and ends at the UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center
Eau Claire

Hobbs Observatory

Hobbs Observatory consists of two domes with computer-operated telescopes, a large lecture room and a resource room. It features a digital camera that allows images from the telescopes to be stored on computer disks or transmitted to a video…

S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

 cvastro.org/hobbs-observa tory
 (715) 877-2212