Admissions & Hours

Permanent exhibits at the Wisconsin Historical Museum on Madison's Capitol square.
Admissions by Donation
Museum Admission Prices
Type Suggested Donation
Adults $4
Children (under 18) $3
Family (up to two adults and two or more dependent children) $10
Active Duty Military Family* FREE
Wisconsin Historical Society Members FREE

**Free admission to active-duty military identification holders and up to five immediate family members from May 25 through September 7, 2015 as a part of the Blue Star Museum Initiative.


The Museum is open year-round. Museum hours may be extended for special events.

Regular Hours
Tuesday—Saturday: 9 am—4 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

Special Summer Hours
June 7 - September 6:
Tuesday—Saturday: 9 am—4 pm
Sunday: 11 am—4 pm
Closed Monday

Closed Holidays
Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day