The Waelderhaus is open for tours!

Tours are offered daily at 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm.

Tours are free of charge. Reservations encouraged for groups over 10 people, walk-ins welcome! 


There will be no tours on April 14 due to Arts at the Waelderhaus

Waelderhaus will be closed to the public on May 10, May 11, and May 19. 





What to expect during a tour at Waelderhaus:

  • Tours of the interior of Waelderhaus will last 40-50 minutes. You are welcome to spend more time on the grounds.

  • The Waelderhaus is located at 1100 W. Riverside Dr. in Kohler. Parking is available across the street. The primary entrance is at the north end of the building at the double doors with the flagstone steps.

  • There are 2 sets of stairs during the Waelderhaus tour. Due to the historic nature of the property, there is no elevator.

  • We encourage you to follow current public health recommendations as they may apply to you and your visit to the Waelderhaus. 

  • Tours are not available during live performances (during Arts at the Waelderhaus or weekend performances at the Gingerbread Festival)


Plan your visit!

Waelderhaus Hours

Open daily for free guided tours at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
Reservations encouraged for groups over 10 people, walk-ins welcome! 
Closed holidays and during some events.


Gingerbread Festival Hours

November 24 – December 30, 2023
Sunday through Friday: 1–5 pm
Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
Saturday and Sunday musical performances begin at 2:00 p.m.
(no guided tours are offered during performances)


Waelderhaus is annually closed:

New Year’s Day - January 1
First two weeks in January – deep cleaning and maintenance
Memorial Day - last Monday in May
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - 1st Monday in September
Thanksgiving Day - 4th Thursday in November
Christmas Eve - December 24
Christmas Day - December 25
New Year’s Eve - December 31


If you have questions about your visit, please call Waelderhaus at (920) 453-2851 or email


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