Plan Your Visit - Paine Art Center and Gardens

Plan Your Visit

Visit a historic estate with art galleries and display gardens.


Paine Statement About COVID-19
March 31, 2020; 3:00 PM

In response to the risk of COVID-19, the Paine Art Center and Gardens is closed to the public.

The Paine will continue to consult the orders and recommendations of local, state, and federal authorities, as well as the decisions of community and peer institutions, and we will share any changes to our status on our website and social media.

If you have questions, please email


Closed to the public
Regular Hours:
11:00 am–4:00 pm



$9 Adult
$5 Youth (ages 5-17)
Free Paine Members
$5 for seniors on Wednesdays



Highlighted Google Map with alternative route to 21 bridge


1410 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, WI 54901


DETOUR! Oshkosh Avenue Bridge (WIS 21) Closure

The Oshkosh Avenue (WIS 21), City of Oshkosh, Fox River Bridge will be under construction from Feb. 20-June 2020. During the project, the bridge will be closed to all vehicle traffic. A detour is available on WIS 21 to I-41 to US 45. We apologize for this inconvenience. 


Directions to the Paine from WIS 21 During Bridge Closure

Follow signs for Omro Road from WIS 21. Continue east onto Omro Road. Take the I-41 N ramp. Continue on I-41 N for 3 miles. Turn right onto Algoma Blvd. Drive through the roundabout to stay on US 45 S/Algoma Blvd. Continue on Algoma as it turns into High Ave. Take a sharp left at the intersection of High Ave. and Congress Ave. Turn left onto Algoma Blvd. The Paine Art Center and Gardens will be on the right.



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. And overflow parking lot is available on Elmwood Avenue.

Orientation Video

Prepare for your visit to the Paine by watching an orientation video about the institution.  Learn more about the history and dimensions of the Paine estate.

Watch an Orientation Film About the Paine > 


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. To arrange a tour for your group, please fill out a Group Tour Inquiry below. If you need further assistance, you may email or call (920) 235-6903. We eagerly look forward to your visit!


Group Tour Inquiry
Photo by Limelite Studios


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 Director of Events at (920) 235-6903 ext. 27 or

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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Closed to the Public

Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 235-6903