The Sawmill Museum
What you will see at the museum!
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: On the first Sunday of every month from 1:30 to 2:30, see our restored 1920's sawmill in action. For a limited time! Come see Bill Michael's model of an early 1900's sawmill and lumber yard. It's a replica of a mill used out in California.
Family Corner & Midwest Lumber Train: Whether it's a ride on our train or partaking in a craft, families will never want to leave.
News & Events
For a full calendar visit our Events Page:
Special Programming (All Programming Included in Admission)
Dec 14, Saturday, 1pm-3pm Everyone loves Christmas Ornaments!
This is not just for kids! You will be creating all kinds of great ornaments for your Christmas Tree!
Dec 21, Saturday, 1pm-3pm: Annie and More!
The program will feature Annie singing Christmas songs and other songs. There will be other holiday crafts and certain appearances!
Dec 28, Saturday 1pm-3pm: Kwanzaa
Dec 31, 11am-3pm: Noon Year's Eve Party
For a limited time, check out Bill Michael's model of a vintage early 1900's sawmill and lumber yard.
Become a Sawmill Volunteer: Every Thursday from 5pm-6pm, come to the museum to learn about being a sawyer, docent, "train" engineer, educational volunteer, or whatever you like!
Book your Kid Birthday Party in our Party Room: $3 per person. The room is yours for two hours.
Support the museum by giving a gift.