- Museum Collections
The collections of the Museum contain over 110,000 historical objects and nearly 400,000 archaeological artifacts documenting the history of Wisconsin from prehistoric times to the present.
- business and technology
- costumes, textiles, and personal artifacts
- domestic life
- political and military life
- Online Collections and Exhibits
Did you know that due to space limitations, we can only display 2 percent of our holdings?
See what you're missing by browsing our comprehensive online collection selections.
Also, our online exhibits offer in-depth information on individual objects that you won't see in the Museum.
Historical object in the Museum's collections