Ephraim Museums Open for 2011 Season

Historic rendering by Kنrin Kopischke

Ephraim Village Museums will reopen for the summer season on June 17. The Anderson Barn History Center will feature a new rotating exhibit of the genealogical research of five of Ephraim’s pioneer families titled “The Roots of our Village: The Pioneer Families of Ephraim.”

The Anderson Barn History Center will once again feature Bjorn, the museum’s mascot, as well as “Garments of our Foundation,” a new exhibit created by Kنrin Kopischke featuring artistic renderings of 10 women in Ephraim’s past. Narratives written in first-person by Paul Burton, local author and columnist, will accompany the framed renderings. An exhibit reception will be held on June 17 from 4 – 6 pm at the center.

The museum will once again host a variety of tours including the weekly tour of the Historic Iverson House and Ephraim Moravian Church every Thursday from 1:30 – 3 pm; Tram Tours of Ephraim will be conducted Tuesday – Saturday at 11 am and historic walking tours will be conducted Tuesday – Friday at 10:30 am. Self-guided audio walking tours are also available for checkout through the Ephraim Visitor Information Center.

Admission to the Ephraim Village Museums is $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children. The admission price includes admission to four museums as well as the historic walking tours of Ephraim. The museums are open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am – 4 pm.

For more information call 920.854.9688 or visit