Introduction to Muskego, Wisconsin
The city of Muskego was officially incorporated in the year 1964. The community began as a large farming town, but it gradually become became a bedroom community for Milwaukee as many housing developments were constructed here. The earliest inhabitants of Muskego were the Potawatomi Native Americans. The city derived its name from an Indian term meaning sunfish.
Muskego and nearby Attractions
- Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
- Racine Heritage Museum
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
- Big Foot Beach State Park
- Charles Allis Art Museum
Things To Do In Muskego
Local museums include the Clark House Museum, the Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design and the Discovery World Museum of Science. The Parkland Mall Shopping Center and the Lincoln Point Shopping Center are the local shopping destinations, while the Praise Fellowship Church, the Calvary Evangelical Free Church and the Atonement Lutheran Church are some of the local houses of worship. The Muskego County Park, Kurth Park and the Idle Isle Park are some of the local parks, while the Milwaukee County Zoo and the Bear Den Petting Zoo & Farm are popular local destinations as well.
General Mitchell International Airport is nearby.
Muskego Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued from Carroll College, Cardinal Stritch University and the Waukesha County Technical College.