Plan Your Visit
Visit a historic estate with art galleries and display gardens.
Open by Reservation Only
Due to the ongoing risk of the coronavirus, the Paine Art Center and Gardens is open by reservation only. The Paine requests all visitors to bring and wear face masks or coverings indoors. Nutcracker in the Castle is presented November 20, 2020 through January 11, 2021 for the holiday season, and reservations are required.
Reservations are required to visit the Paine mansion and gardens, and the Paine requests that all visitors wear face masks or coverings.
To make reservations for Nutcracker in the Castle, presented November 20, 2020 through January 11, 2021, please CLICK HERE.
The Paine Art Center and Gardens is located at 1410 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, WI 54901.
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. Visitors may also park along the street on Algoma Boulevard and Congress Avenue. An overflow parking lot is available on Elmwood Avenue.
The history of the Paine is a fascinating story, and now you can learn about the origins and facets of the estate by watching an online video. Offered to visitors as an orientation, this 13-minute video produced by Wisconsin Public Television is also an excellent overview for anyone who is intrigued or enamored by the Paine.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Paine is currently not offering guided tours. 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. To arrange a tour for your group, please fill out a Group Tour Inquiry below. If you need further assistance, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (920) 235-6903.
Amateur photography is allowed in the mansion and gardens with paid admission to the Paine. Amateur photography is sometimes not allowed of art exhibitions. Professional photographers must secure a paid permit for any indoor or outdoor photography session by contacting the Director of Events at (920) 235-6903 ext. 27 or at email@example.com.