Turner Hall of Monroe
Monroe, Wisconsin

GrŁezi! (Welcome!)

Where Old & New Worlds Meet

Effective November 16, 2020, all operations of Turner Hall are temporarily suspended until the pandemic has passed. This includes the Ratskeller Restaurant, Grand Hall banquets and receptions, Swiss Heritage Series programs and events, the Family Bowling Lanes, and Sunday Afternoon Dances. Grand Hall bookings are being accepted for 2021, and off-site catering is still available. Thank-you for your support and understanding during these challenging times.


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Steeped in the Swiss traditions and history of south-central Wisconsin, the Turner Hall of Monroe is a non-profit 501(c)(3) center of Swiss heritage and community activities. Established in 1868, it is believed to be the only Turner Hall of Swiss origin left in the United States, and is likewise one of the oldest, continuously-running Swiss entities in this country. The building, a Swiss Emmenthal-style chalet designed by German architect Max Hanisch, is listed on both the National and State Registers of Historic Places and is handicapped-accessible.

An authentic Old World Ratskeller Restaurant, an elegant Grand Hall with the area's largest wooden floor, and a "retro" 8-lane Family Bowling facility are all part of the Turner Hall of Monroe. Its Swiss Heritage Series features an annual line-up of programs, concerts and events that perpetuate and nurture all things Swiss.