WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Wisconsin Historical Museum

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Discover the stories of Wisconsin’s heritage. Stand in a replica of a 1,000-year-old house and visit a fur trade post. Walk into a lead mine and climb up in a tractor cab. Explore the stories, ideas, attitudes, work, and recreation that make our rich history.
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DAILY EXPERIENCE

 

 


2ND FLOOR

Discover the stories of the People of the Woodlands, the Era of Exchange, and Wisconsin’s archaeological history.
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4TH FLOOR

Examine Wisconsin’s political heritage, Wisconsin’s social gathering places, and an unparalleled view of the State Capitol building.
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3RD FLOOR

Experience Frontier Wisconsin, The Immigrant State, and the ways Wisconsinites make a living.
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DAILY TOURS

Let us show you through the Museum as our expert guides showcase the fascinating stories that make up Wisconsin history. Offered daily at 1 pm.
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Guests test some food as part of the Taste Traditions program