"Porter House After Dark Series”
Thursday November 16th:
"Knocks and Voices in the Dark: Seances, Spiritualism, and Decorah"
Friday November 17th:
"Transmutation of Spirits: The Mindreading Craze in the Porter Era"
Saturday August 19th 10am-12 noon
Story Time at the Porter House
Join us for a fun filled morning of children's book readings and activities at the museum.
Program will include:
Stories with themes associated to the era and spirit of the Porters
A take home arts and craft project
Refreshments served on the lovely museum grounds
Scavenger hunt of historic rock wall
Admission is complimentary thanks to our sponsors, although space is limited. Program is suitable for ages 5-10, children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Become an Adventurer
Hidden in the garden is a glimpse of some of our favorites artifacts from Bert's natural collection (from inside the Porter House) for you to find!
Staying connected to our community is key! We’re thrilled to unlock a special selection of objects from the Porter House Collection to tell a tale of wonder and excitement through our first-ever Virtual Exhibits.
Started May 1, 2022
House Tours resumed on Sunday, May 1st opening from 1:00-4:00 pm. During the summer (June-August), house tours are available 7 days a week from 1:00-4:00 pm.
We welcome guests to enjoy our free outdoor Rock Wall and Garden area during daylight hours.