Plan Your Visit

The Fort Crawford Museum is open from May to October. Tours are self-guided, and it takes around 1 to 1½ hours to explore all three buildings. Guided group tours are also available by appointment.

Museum Hours

9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Daily

Admission Rates

Adults: $5.00
Seniors: $4.00
Children (under 12): $3.00
Family: $15.00


The Fort Crawford Museum is located at the northwest corner of Rice St. and Beaumont Rd. in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin (see map at right). Our street address is:

717 S. Beaumont Rd.
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

School and Group Tours

School and group tours receive discounted admission. Guided tours are available. Find out our rates and how to make a reservation at our group tour page.

Guided tours of the Fort Crawford Military Cemetery are available with prior reservation.


The Fort Crawford Museum includes a gift shop, restrooms, and picnic tables.

Red and cream brick storefronts crowd against Black Hawk Avenue
Blackhawk Avenue in Downtown Prairie du Chien

Nearby Restaurants, Hotels, and Other Attractions

Fort Crawford is less than a mile south of the restaurants and shops in historic downtown Prairie du Chien. Visit the Prairie du Chien Chamber of Commerce for a full listing of area parks, businesses, and attractions.

Official Great River Road Interpretive Center. Visit them all, Canada to the Gulf.

The Fort Crawford Museum is an official Great River Road Interpretive Center. There are more than 60 interpretive centers in the Great River Road network, spanning 10 states from the North Woods to the Gulf of Mexico. Look for nearby sites in Wisconsin and Iowa, and then travel beyond. Experience the nature, culture, and history of the Mississippi River along the Great River Road.