The Sawmill Museum
News & Events
Live Vintage Sawing Dates
October 20 Noon-2pm
October 24: 2:15pm
October 14, Saturday, 10:30am-Noon Lumberjack Crafts
Beards, axes, and plaid crafts. Get all the accessories to be a lumberjack.
October 21, Saturday, 10:30am-Noon Painting Day
Come and paint a classic owl silhouette painting on canvas board. Last painting will begin at 11:40
October 21, Saturday, 11am: Lumber Jjack & Jill Ride
Join the local Bike Club on a 12 mile bike ride through all of Clinton's lumber history.
October 28, Saturday, 10:30am-Noon & 2pm-3:30pm Halloween Party
Same event but done at two times to fit your schedule. The saw room will be full of scary crafts, games, and treats.
Discover Clinton's Lumber Heritage
Lumberjack Camp: A recreated 1888 lumberjack camp for kids, and adults young at heart, to play and live as a lumberjacks and jills. Check out the lumberjack camp scavenger hunt to unlock life as a lumberjack.
Struve Mill: Follow a piece of lumber from a rough cut slab to a smooth chair leg.
Vintage & Replica Sawmill: See our restored 1920's sawmill in action. For a live demonstration, check our calendar, or for organized groups of 15 or more, call the museum to see if one can be scheduled.
Meet Clinton's Lumber Barons: Designed by Garner Holt Productions, go back in time to our lumber baron's parlor room where Clinton's leading lumber names wake up to tell you the story of how they built an American lumber empire.
Family Corner & Midwest Lumber Train: Whether it's a ride on our train or partaking in a craft, families will never want to leave.
For a limited time, check out Bill Michael's model of a vintage early 1900's sawmill and lumber yard.
Coming soon! A water table, a virtual log raft ride, more space, and new exhibit features.
Become a Sawmill Volunteer: Stop by the museum to learn about being a sawyer, a docent, a "train" engineer, an educational volunteer, or whatever you like!
Book your Birthday Party in our Party Room: $3 per person (adult and child). The room is yours for two hours.