A World of Accordions is located in Superior, WI, just minutes from downtown Duluth, and driving distance from major US cities such as Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Chicago. Numerous hotel options are located in downtown Duluth and Superior.
Whether enjoying the Wintery Wonderlands of the upper Midwest, or the spectacular lakelands and vistas during the pleasant summer months, or passing through on the way to and from Canada, you'll find Superior an exciting stop off point to discover the wonders of one of the world's most magnificent collections of accordions.
Superior is at the western end of Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin. Bordered by Saint Louis, Superior, and Allouez bays, the city is framed by two rivers: the Nemadji and the Saint Louis.
Superior and the neighboring city across the bay, Duluth, Minnesota, form a single metropolitan area called the Twin Ports. They share a harbor that is one of the most important ports on the Great Lakes. Both cities have museum ships (SS William A Irvin in Duluth and SS Meteor in Superior) devoted to the local maritime heritage. Superior was the last port of call for the Edmund Fitzgerald before its sinking in 1975.
Approximate driving distance from popular US Cities:
- Minneapolis to Superior
2 h 16 min (153.4 mi) -
via I-35 N
- Chicago to Superior
7 h (463.8 mi) -
via I-90 W and US-53 N
- Milwaukee to Superior
5 h 53 min (391.7 mi) -
via I-94 W and US-53 N
- Duluth to Superior
11 min (5.6 mi) -
via I-535 S
Scheduled opening hours are Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
Other times are certainly possible by appointment.
We are usually closed from Tuesday through Friday. The easiest way to avoid missing us is to call ahead as you plan your visit, to make sure our staff are ready and waiting for you upon your arrival. Please call: (715) 395-ARTS (2787).
Your Museum visit is provided for a nominal donation.
In addition, special arrangements can be made for group tours with or without mini-concerts and demonstrations.
We look forward to seeing you in Superior soon!