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Hours & Directions

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Hours
Tues–Fri 9am–4pm
First Thurs of each month 9am–7:30pm
Thursdays during Birds in Art 9am–7:30pm
Sat–Sun Noon–5pm
Closed Mon & holidays, including New Year’s Day, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas

Always-Free Admission

Wheelchairs and strollers are available. If you need special accommodations, please connect with the Museum in advance by calling 715.845.7010 or emailing museum@lywam.org.

Directions
The Museum is located in a residential area on Wausau’s east side:
700 North 12th Street (Franklin & 12th Streets)
Wausau, Wisconsin 54403-5007

Tel: 715.845.7010
Fax: 715.845.7103
Email: museum@lywam.org
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From Highway 51/I-39
Take exit 193 (Bridge Street). East on Bridge (across the Wisconsin River) to 5th Street. Right on 5th Street to Franklin Street (County Highway Z). Left on Franklin Street to 12th Street. Right on 12th Street. The Museum is located at the corner of Franklin & 12th Streets. Free on-site parking south and southeast of the Museum.

From Highway 29 Eastbound
Take exit 164 (North Hwy. 51/Merrill) right lane. Stay in right lane; take exit 193 (Bridge Street). East on Bridge (across the Wisconsin River) to 5th Street. Right on 5th Street to Franklin Street (County Highway Z). Left on Franklin Street to 12th Street. Right on 12th Street. The Museum is located at the corner of Franklin & 12th Streets. Free on-site parking south and southeast of the Museum.

From Highway 29 Westbound
Exit Highway 29 at County Highway X (Camp Phillips Road). Travel north on County Highway X to County Highway Z (Franklin Street). Turn left on County Highway Z. Travel west to 12th Street. Turn left on 12th Street. The Museum is located at the corner of Franklin & 12th Streets. Free on-site parking south and southeast of the Museum.

Within Wausau
Follow the blue directional “Art Museum” signs prominently located throughout Wausau. You can also check the Metro Ride bus schedule to plan a Museum visit.

Visit Extras

Audio Tours
Enriching audio tours on an iPod touch offer insights into selected changing exhibition artworks.
 
Activity Guides
All ages explore exhibitions via fun, interactive exercises in printed in-gallery activity guides.
 
Videos
In-gallery videos expand on exhibition themes.
 
Catalogues
Available for purchase.
 

Artist Residencies

See video of visiting artists.

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Visit

Tues–Fri 9am–4pm
First Thurs of month 9am–7:30pm
Thurs during Birds in Art
9am–7:30pm
Sat–Sun Noon–5pm
Closed Mon & holidays

Always-Free Admission

700 North 12th Street
Wausau, WI 54403
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715.845.7010