Admissions & Hours

Permanent exhibits at the Wisconsin Historical Museum on Madison's Capitol square.
Admissions by Donation
Museum Admission Prices
Type Suggested Donation
Adults $5
Children 5 and up $3
Wisconsin Historical Society Members FREE

Museum staff offer free tours to visitors at 1:00 daily. These short tours go beyond what is on display, offering facts and stories that you won't find in the exhibits! Meet at the front desk around 1:00. Themes change monthly.


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

Tuesday-Saturday: 9 am-4 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

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