Wisconsin Historical Museum

  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703
  • Phone: (608) 264-6555
  • Fax: (608) 264-6575

Experience Wisconsin's distinctive history, heritage, and shared experiences at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Details
General

Attractions

  • Free
  • Family Friendly
  • Gift Shop

General

  • Days/Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm

Cards Accepted

  • MasterCard
  • Visa

History Sandwiched In: Frenchtown Chronicles of Prairie du Chien

Story Saturday at the Wisconsin Historical Museum

  • Starting April 1, 2017
    Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Bob Kann PRESENTS An Outrageously Good Time!

"My Two Elaines" with Former Governor

History Sandwiched In: Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror

Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tours

  • May 20, 2017 to September 16, 2017
    Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

History on State: A Circus Celebration in Madison

History Sandwiched In: John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea

Hidden History of Madison's Water Obsession

  • June 13, 2017 to July 25, 2017
    Recurring every 2 weeks on Tuesday
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

History Sandwiched In: A History of Badger Baseball

Churn Up Your Dairy Pride!

History Sandwiched In: Rituals of Romance - A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990

History Sandwiched In: Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom, Wildlife Conservation Pioneers

Day Camp: Dairy Discovery

  • June 29, 2017 to July 20, 2017
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Day Camp: Junior Archaeologists

  • July 6, 2017 to July 27, 2017
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

History Sandwiched In: Art of the Capitol, a Beaux Arts Masterpiece

Day Camp: Lumber Camp Life

  • July 13, 2017 to August 2, 2017
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Wet Plate Photography Demonstration

History Sandwiched In: Thousand-Miler - Adventures in Hiking the Ice Age Trail

Day Camp: Museum Explorer

History Sandwiched In: Lizzie Kander and the Settlement Cookbook

History Sandwiched In: George B. Post, Architect of the Wisconsin Capitol

Hidden History: A Walk on Madison's Weird Side

  • August 8, 2017 to September 12, 2017
    Recurring monthly on the 2nd Tuesday
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Letterpress Printing Demonstration

Hidden History: A Walk on Madison's Weird Side

  • August 22, 2017 to September 26, 2017
    Recurring monthly on the 4th Tuesday
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • 30 N. Carroll St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

The Fur Trade in Wisconsin and the Great Lakes