~~~ Preservation & Promotion of Our Diverse Heritage ~~~

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Established in 1857, Franklin Haus Village Hall, Tavern & Market is complemented by a scenic Sheboygan River view. From the 'spring' dance floor hall with original lighted German immigrant well, the only one available for public viewing in Wisconsin, to the smoke-free tavern with many brews, to a large selection of Wisconsin wines to sip, you can relax & slow your pace. Full of gemutlichkeit, Franklin Haus Hall, Tavern & Market is your space.

Historic Gathering Hall
Family, business & community events are welcomed in an historic setting unequalled. Ask how you and your family & friends may enjoy a gathering in our party place!

How To Find Us
Franklin Haus is nestled between Howards Grove & Elkhart Lake in Sheboygan County at the Sheboygan River in the unincorporated village of Franklin.

From I-43, take the Hwy. 42 exit, turning north to Howards Grove to Hwy. A. Turn west/left. Go west to Franklin Village. Turn north/right at Main or Franklin Road. Look for the Lippe Rose.

From Hwy. 57, turn east onto Hwy. A. Turn north on Franklin Road. Look for the Lippe Rose.

"Sehr gut!" (So Good) Franklin Village is the place! The Franklin Haus is My Space! To go to share . . . to slow my pace, Lift a liquid to my face . . . Tell my story, sing my song. Dance about the ballroom long. Take a taste of our state brew, Or, sip a bit of sweet wine too. Chew local cheese, or chomp a brat. Crunch a nut, or eat a lot! Watch the river wander south. Gaze the well with open mouth. The Franklin Haus is really old! With German heritage well-told. It tells us tales so very bold. It help our stories to unfold! Franklin Haus is my Space. Franklin Haus is the Place!!!

C. A. Rittenhouse, Proprietor
N8133 Franklin Road, Plymouth, WI 53073
Phone: 920-565-2565 - Email:

Call To Book Meetings, Parties, Weddings * Tour Buses & Groups Invited

Dance Hall Accommodates Up To 150