Plan Your Visit

Visit a historic estate with art galleries and display gardens.

 

Holiday Hours 

The Paine has special hours and tours during the holiday season for the presentation of Nutcracker in the Castle, November 17, 2017 through January 8, 2018.

Please note: On Sundays (except Dec. 24 & 31), the Paine is only open for Guided Tours, which require reservations.

Holiday Tours 

There are three different ways to visit and tour Nutcracker in the Castle. Guests may take Self-Guided Tours, Candlelight Tours, and Guided Tours, with each style of tour offered at separate times. In addition to tours, guests are invited to visit the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Cupcake Café for a scrumptious treat! For more details about the types of tours, their dates and times, and the hours of the café see:

Nutcracker in the Castle >

Location

1410 Algoma Boulevard
Oshkosh, WI 54901

 

Directions

From US Highway 41, exit at Highway 21 (Omro Rd./ Oshkosh Ave.). Travel east 1.4 miles. The Paine is on the left (northeast corner) at the intersection of Congress Ave. and Algoma Blvd.

 

Parking

Visitors may park in a new parking lot on Algoma Boulevard located next to the Paine mansion, which offers accessible parking spaces and a drop off area near the entrance gate. (Wheelchairs are available at the Mansion’s reception desk.) Visitors may also park along the street on Algoma Boulevard and Congress Avenue.

 

 

Tours

Group tours of both the mansion and gardens are available. Contact the Paine at least two weeks in advance to schedule a guided tour 920.235.6903 ext. 40.

 

Motorcoach and Group Tours

We warmly welcome groups of all sizes to the Paine! Guided tours of the mansion (year-round) and gardens (May through October) are available by appointment. To ensure adequate time to see all the spectacular sights at the Paine, please plan to spend one to two hours with us. There are fantastic shopping and dining opportunities nearby, so grab your group and make a day of it in Oshkosh. Call (920)235.6903 ext. 40 or email tours@thepaine.org to arrange a date. We eagerly look forward to your visit!

 

Photo by Limelite Studios

Photography

Amateur photography is not allowed in rooms that host special exhibitions. Amateur photography is allowed in the mansion and gardens with paid admission to the Paine. Professional photographers must secure a paid permit for any indoor or outdoor photography session by contacting the Event Manager at (920) 235-6903 ext. 27 or mrector@thepaine.org.

 

Photo by Eric Reischl

More Resources

The following sites may be of help to you in planning your visit to the Paine and Oshkosh:
Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau
Portal Wisconsin
Travel Wisconsin
EAA AirVenture Museum
Grand Opera House
Oshkosh Public Museum

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Hours and Tours

The Paine has special hours and tours during the holiday season.
Nutcracker in the Castle is presented November 17, 2017 through January 8, 2018.

Holiday Hours and Tours >

Please note: On Sundays (except Dec. 24 & 31), the Paine is only open for Guided Tours, which require reservations.

Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 235-6903

info@thepaine.org