Castlerock Arms and Armor Museum

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Alma, Wisconsin

The Midwest's most complete collection of arms and armor is displayed in the tiny, out-of-the-way town of Alma, in a specially-designed castle-like building with crenellated walls. Opened in 2011, Castlerock Museum is the life's work of Wisconsin Judge Gary B. Schlosstein. Hundreds of pieces are displayed among art reproductions that show their use in battle.

Highlights include a Viking chieftain's sword, King Henry VIII's gun shield, and the gold inlaid boar spear of August the Strong.

Castlerock Arms and Armor Museum

402 S. 2nd St., Alma, WI
Turn east in the center of town on County Rd E. Drive up the hill to 2nd St. Turn left. The Courthouse will be on the right and the Museum is the castle-like building on the left, directly across from the Courthouse entrance.
F-Sa 1-4, also Su in summer (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $6.
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