• The history of Ariens Company has been intertwined with the transformation of the American landscape since 1933.

    Ariens Company MuseumAriens Company Museum

    The Ariens Company Museum offers a firsthand view of how Ariens Company products have changed over time as the needs of farmers, homeowners and professionals evolved. Opened in 2003 to celebrate the company's 70th anniversary, the museum celebrates a heritage of employee ingenuity, mechanical problem-solving and the very best of Midwestern manufacturing culture.

    Located at the company's original manufacturing plant in downtown Brillion, Wis., the museum features 7,500 square feet of display space. Within the museum is a full-scale replica of Henry Ariens garage – the building where the first Ariens tiller took shape.

    Other highlights include:

    Original equipment from eight decades

    • Memorabilia from company founders
    • Company timeline wall mural
    • Photos, advertisements, catalogs from early equipment
    • Nine-foot metal outdoor sculpture, Man and Machine

    Some of the vintage equipment on permanent display includes:

    • Model A Tiller
    • Model B Tiller
    • Gravely two-wheel tractors
    • Jet Tiller
    • Imperial riding mower
    • Manorway riding tractor
    • Vintage Sno-Thro® machines
    • Ariens snowmobile

    Visiting the Museum

    Visitors and tour groups are welcome. Tours are arranged upon request.

    Please contact:
    Renee Schultz
    (920) 756-2141

    Museum Address
    Ariens Company Museum
    202 Calumet Street
    Brillion, Wis. 54110

    Ariens Company History

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