Location & Directions

An Old World Wisconsin interpreter walks beside oxen.
Location

The Wisconsin Historical Museum is located in downtown Madison at the corner of W Mifflin St and N Carroll St on the Capitol Square.

Address

Wisconsin Historical Museum
30 N Carroll St
Madison, WI 53703
608-264-6555

Phone

608-264-6555

Maps

Get a Google map to the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Download a map of all downtown Madison museums. (PDF, 748 KB)


Driving Distances

  • 80 miles from Milwaukee
  • 150 miles from Chicago
  • 135 miles from Green Bay
  • 270 miles from Minneapolis
Directions

These directions take you to the Capitol Square. On-street parking is very limited. The closest city parking ramps are the State Street Capitol Garage (one block north of the Museum) and Overture Center Garage (two blocks west of the Museum).


From Milwaukee

Take I-94 West to Madison. Continue straight onto WI-30 West (Exit 138B). Take a right at US-151 South/E Washington Ave (Exit 135A). Follow signs to the State Capitol. Park in the State Street Capitol Garage or Overture Center Garage.

From Chicago

Take I-90 West to Wisconsin. Take WI-30 west (Exit 133B) (left exit) toward Madison. Take US-151 south/E Washington Ave Exit. Follow signs to the State Capitol. Park in the State Street Capitol Garage or Overture Center Garage.

From Green Bay

Take US-41 South toward Fond du Lac. Take WI-26/Cty Rd N (Exit 113), and turn right. Merge right onto US-151 South toward Madison. Continue on US-151 South/E Washington Ave. Follow signs to the State Capitol. Park in the State Street Capitol Garage or Overture Center Garage.

From Minneapolis

Take I-94 East toward Madison. Take at right at US-151 South/E Washington Ave (Exit 135A). Follow signs to the State Capitol. Park in the State Street Capitol Garage or Overture Center Garage.


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