The City of Two Rivers is home to several historical and fascinating attractions. To have your attraction listed here, please submit the required information here.
Experience living in a work of art designed by Frank Lloyd Wright! This 4 bedroom 3 bath home features 3 fireplaces, private patios and is fully furnished. Sleeps up to 8. Tours periodically available.
The Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. With 1.5 million pieces of wood type and more than 1,000 styles and sizes of patterns, Hamilton's collection is one of the premier wood type collections in the world. In addition to wood type, the Museum is home to an amazing array of advertising cuts from the 1930s through the 1970s, and all of the equipment necessary to make wood type and print with it, as well as equipment used in the production of hot metal type, tools of the craft and rare type specimen catalogs. Suggested Donations: General Admittance - $5.00; Senior Citizen, Military Veterans and Children 12 and under - $3.00
See a fully operational alpaca ranch and enjoy an interactive and educational shopping experience! Get close with exotic alpacas, and feel how amazingly soft they are while you feed them. Tour the ranch and shop the unique gift store filled with items made from their warm, durable, non-allergenic fibers. Everything from yarns, felt soaps, scarves, socks, slippers, jackets and more are here. Tours of all types can be arranged. Must call ahead for all visiting appointments.
Point Beach State Forest features 3,000 acres of land and 6 miles of sandy beach along the shores of Lake Michigan. Point Beach offers family campsites, two large group cabins and an outdoor group camp. A popular feature within the property is the Rawley Point Lighthouse, which has been operated and maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard since 1853.
The Washington House was built as an immigrant hotel in the 1850s. That era saw an influx of European immigrants to the nation and to Two Rivers, especially Germans locally. The population more than quadrupled from 1848 to 1850, when we had 924 residents. The Washington House was built at about the same time as its neighbor, the Waverly Inn. Many other boarding houses were built around this time due to house all the new workers coming by ship and horseback.
Washington House still has its original decorative tin ceiling. The murals in the ballroom were added in 1906 by unknown artists. They are mostly about life in Wisconsin. Also on display is work from Two Rivers native Lester Bentley. Bentley did portraits of President Dwight Eisenhower, three Wisconsin governors, a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and the recruiting poster for the Coast Guard's women's unit in World War II.
16 different sundae flavors are offered at this replica of Ed Berners' Ice Cream Parlor where he invented the Ice Cream Sundae.
Nestled on the shore of the East Twin River, this museum village and heritage park is devoted to the history of Great Lakes commercial and charter fishing. Celebrate 175+ years of fishing heritage since 1837 by exploring an 1886 lighthouse, shipwreck artifacts, and beautiful works of art. Or stop and ponder at the French Canadian exhibit, read about the Lifesaving Service, and picture yourself with the commercial fisherman. We've recently added, more artifacts from the famous Christmas Tree Ship (Rouse Simmons). Relive famous maritime disasters in the Coast Guard exhibit "Shipwrecks"
A friendly small town, Two Rivers, WI offers a medium size farmers market held on Saturdays from 8:00 am until 1:00 PM and again on Thursdays from 4:00 until 8:00 PM beginning the 1st Saturday in May and continuing thru October. Market offers a mix of homegrown veggies, honey, plants, eggs, flowers, and a nice assortment of crafts. Mid June thru August Saturday mornings usually offer some musical entertainment. Leashed pets are welcome to stroll thru the market with their owners.
The newest project of the Two Rivers Historical Society will display farm equipment and other reminders of our rural farm heritage. This unique Museum displays miscellaneous tools, antique tractors, vintage farm equipment and a display of a living room, kitchen/dining room and a bedroom of a farmhouse from the early 1900's.
Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve is an oasis of globally significant wildlife habitat located between Manitowoc and Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Woodland Dunes is located near an ecological "tension zone" between two distinct areas of natural vegetation in Wisconsin. Both northern and southern species of plants and animals are found here.
A beautiful sand beach on Lake Michigan with areas for swimming, volleyball, and launching jet skis and kayaks. Neshotah also has a softball field, volleyball and basketball courts, playgrounds, the Rawley Point bike trail, horseshoe pits, four shelters, and picnic areas with tables and grills.
The Beach House is home to a bathhouse/changing area, restrooms and a concession stand. Shelters in the park can be rented for private parties and picnics.
Beach House Shelter - Just steps from the beach and concession stand and bath house. Includes 2 large grills, 25 picnic tables, 18 electrical outlets, bathrooms, water fountain, soda machine. Room for about 200 people.
Horseshoe Shelter - 8 horseshoe pits, near playgrounds. 24 picnic tables, 20 electrical outlets, seats 190.
Jaycee Shelter - Next the baseball field and volleyball court, 2 large grills, 1 small grill, 24 picnic tables, 16 electrical outlets, two 14-50R outlets, seats up to 200 people.
Neshotah Park Shelter - Centrally located between the baseball field, volleyball court, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, basketball court. 1 large grill, 7 picnic tables, 4 outlets, bathrooms, seats 70 people.