Machinery Row Historic Architecture Walking Tour

601 William St
Madison, WI 53703
  • Presented By: Madison Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Dates: 6/3/2023, 6/6/2023, 8/12/2023, 9/16/2023
  • Location: Machinery Row
  • Time: Saturday dates: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Thursday date: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Price: $15 Adult, $5 Student, free for children under 5 & MTHP Members

MACHINERY ROW: Threshers, Tractors, Trains and Traveling Salesmen
During the booming 19th century, the east side of Madison was the center of the agricultural implement manufacturing industry in Wisconsin. Railroads converged here and the area became "Machinery Row." Learn about this history and see factories, commercial buildings, a railroad station, hotels and a candy company to boot!

Online reservations are required.

Ticket sales close 24 hours before the tour start time.

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Weather: We will be there rain or shine! See our website for cancellation exceptions.

As a courtesy to guests on the waitlist, please cancel your ticket(s) if your plans change.

To view all our 2023 tours, see our Historic Architecture Walking Tours.


Saturday, June 3, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, July 6, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 12, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, September 16, 10:00 am - 11:30 am