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BECM UPDATE:

In light of current events in this ever-evolving situation of COVID-19, we have determined that our best course of action will be to close the museum to the public until it is safe to re-open. 

As soon as we  are able to set a re-opening date, we will do membership extensions . 

Should you have any questions about this, please reach out to the facebook page or email info@blackearthchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Our goal is to maintain community health, and we can’t wait to bring community happiness again soon!

Historic Location

Black Earth Children's Museum has brought new life to a special & historic location in Black Earth, WI. The building that we are located in was once home to the first cooperative in the United States. The Patrons' Mercantile Co-Op opened April 9, 1894 and then moved to our building in 1897. A fire in 1933 destroyed the original building but it was rebuilt within 9 months of the fire and the Co-Op operated in the building until 1994. Many local residents have stories to share of time spent as a patron of the Co-Op. Since its inception, the building has been about supporting the community, and we strive to continue that mission. 

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1131 Mills Street, Black Earth, WI 53515

CLOSED due to COVID-19

Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM - 1 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Thursday: 9 AM - 1 PM

Friday: 9 AM  - 5 PM

Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM