Visit the Wanda Gág House Interpretive Center and Museum

The Wanda Gág House is the childhood home of acclaimed artist, illustrator, and author Wanda Gág, known for the classic children’s book “Millions of Cats”. Explore the beautifully restored Queen Anne-style house built in 1894, where Wanda’s artistic journey began.


  • Step back in time as you tour the two-and-a-half-story house filled with artistic legacy and family history.
  • Discover the creative world of the Gag family through interactive exhibits and educational programs.
  • Visit the attic artist’s studio, skylights, and open turrets that inspired Wanda Gag’s imagination.


  • Engage with our knowledgeable guides who will share fascinating stories and insights about the Gag family’s contributions to art and culture.
  • Immerse yourself in Wanda Gág’s artistic world through original artworks, illustrations, and personal artifacts on display.
  • Participate in workshops, events, and special exhibitions that celebrate artistic expression and creativity.


  • Self Guided – Available during normal operating hours.
  • Docent Led – Available during normal operating hours. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.
  • Group or Educational – Groups can be accommodated year-round by appointment. Special arrangements or visits by educational groups (PreK-12) can be arranged.

Plan Your Visit

Join us at the Wanda Gág House to experience the enchanting world of art and creativity that inspired one of America’s beloved children’s authors. We look forward to welcoming you to this historical gem in New Ulm, Minnesota!

226 North Washington Street
New Ulm, MN 56073


May 18th – October, 2024
Saturdays: 10am – 4pm
Sundays: 11am – 2pm

Year-Round by Appointment


Suggested Donation $5

It is suggested that children accompany their parents throughout the museum.