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: On the first Sunday of every month, not including holidays, from 1:30 to 2:30, see our restored 1920's sawmill in action.
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.
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
For a full calendar visit our Events Page:
Special Programming (All Programming Included in Admission)
July 11-August 29: Every Saturday, from 11:45-4:30pm, Millin' Around
Tour The Windmill, tour The Sawmill, and take a ride on the Blue Heron all for FREE. Must Pre-register. Click here for details.
July 7- Aug. 13, Every Tuesday & Thursday, 2pm-5pm, Power of Art
Sawmill's Summer Camp is back with 6 weeks of fun projects. Pay $50 for the whole camp or $5 per day. Camp is for ages 8 & up. Parents even welcome! Click here for more information.
August 2, Live Vintage Sawing, 1:30-2:30