Introduction to Germantown, Wisconsin
The village of Germantown was originally a part of the Town of Germantown. The village annexed most of the town’s territory in 1964. The village is so named as it has a distinct German heritage. The village was named as the 30th most appealing place in the United States to live in July 2007.
Germantown and nearby Attractions
- Sila Lydia Bast Bell Museum
- Germantown Historical Museum
- Milwaukee Public Museum
- Pabst House
- Harrington Beach State Park
- Pike Lake State Park
Things To Do In Germantown
Germantown offers easy access to various museums such as the Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Clark House Museum, Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum, and Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics & Technology. The Harrington Beach State Park, Pike Lake State Park, and Kettle Moraine State Forest offer a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The local parks include Haupt Strasse Park, Weidenbach Park, Firemens Park, and Spassland Park. The Lake Park Golf Course and Riversbend Golf Club are well facilitated golf courses.
One can avail of flights from General Mitchell International Airport.
Germantown Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued through Concordia University - Wisconsin, Cardinal Stritch University, and Waukesha County Technical College.