The Sawmill Museum
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: Our newest exhibit takes you back in time to our parlor room where Clinton's leading lumber names wake up to tell you the story of their role in building 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.
On display for 2015-2016, a selection of American folk art from wildlife artist Warren Ostrom.
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. The room is yours for two hours.
News & Events
July 9-August 27, 1pm-5pm Millin' Around
Click here for more information
July 13-15 and July 20-22, 2pm-5pm Power of Art Summer Camp
Visit our Power of Art Page for more information. $8 per day, $45 for all days. Every day a different medium taught by a different instructor.
July 25-August 8: Shorty The Dino
Thanks to Clinton National Bank, the museum is adopting an animatronic dinosaur to hangout with our animatronic lumber barons. Free to visit as it is on our lobby!
July 28, 12-5pm: Live Vintage Sawing
The next scheduled Live Vintage Sawing
August 19, 5:30pm-9pm: 5th Annual Charity Auction