Cedarburg Christmas Kuhefuss House

Historic 1849 Kuhefuss House Museum Tours

"A Founder's Christmas"

Let's travel back in time and experience some original Christmas traditions! Come visit the Kuhefuss House Museum in the heart of Cedarburg's historical district to see how the holidays were celebrated in the 1860s after the Civil War. The tours are free and donations are always appreciated!

The Kuhefuss House is among the oldest and most historically significant residences in Cedarburg. It has been home to five generations of one of Cedarburg’s oldest families.
It was built in 1849 and features many artifacts and furnishings of that era. The house is a simple Greek Revival Structure and stands as a great example of early German-American family life. The museum is dedicated to interpreting the architectural heritage of the area and the importance of the German-American cultural heritage of Cedarburg. When touring the Kuhefuss House you will learn many facts on the people and events of the mid-1850s.

Join costumed docents at the Kuhefuss House Museum for a glimpse into the holiday traditions of Cedarburg during the Civil War era.

2014 tour dates and times are as follows:


Fridays: December 5, 12, 19 from 4-8pm

Saturdays: December 6, 13, 20 from noon-4pm

Free admission; donations gratefully accepted.

W63 N627 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012