Introduction to Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Menomonee Falls History
Menomonee Falls derived its name from an Indian term meaning "wild rice." The village is located in Waukesha County, which was originally a part of Michigan. Waukesha County was established in early 1846. The first county chairman was Curtis Reed. Menomonee Falls was incorporated as a village in 1892.
Menomonee Falls and nearby Attractions
- Lannon County Park
- Germantown Historical Museum
- Pabst House
- Milwaukee Art Museum
- Pike Lake State Park
- Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
Things To Do In Menomonee Falls
The Lannon County Park and the Pike Lake State Park are nearby. The Milwaukee Art Museum, Betty Brinn Children's Museum, the Clark House Museum, the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum and the Milwaukee Public Museum are all accessible from Menomonee Falls as well. Golfers can enjoy a round at the North Hills Country Club.
Menomonee Falls Transportation
General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.
Menomonee Falls Higher Education
Concordia University-Wisconsin, Carroll College and the Waukesha County Technical College are all nearby.