Oshkosh Tourism

Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States, located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago from the west. The population was 66,083 at the 2010 census. The city is located adjacent to and partially within the Town of Oshkosh.


Oshkosh was first inhabited by European fur traders. Situated on the banks of Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh is a cultural center with a very active art scene. The city gained prominence due to the development of the lumber industry. The former mansion of one of the lumber barons has now been converted into the Paine Art Center and Arboretum. The Public Museum is the place to check out if you want to know more about the history of Oshkosh. The Menominee Park and the attached Zoo is a location for musical performances along with a children’s playground. A very significant tourist landmark in Oshkosh is the EAA Aviation Museum in the EAA Grounds. The museums houses aircrafts and warbirds used during various points of aviation history. Oshkosh is a holiday destination for those whole like a bit of historical influence in their journeys.