Wisconsin Historical Museum

View Website Favorite (6) 30 N. Carroll St - Madison, WI 53703
Information: 608-264-6555

The Wisconsin Historical Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9am to 4pm to the public and school groups.

Four floors of permanent and changing exhibits document Wisconsin history from prehistoric times to the present day. Exhibits encompass the history of Wisconsin's Native Americans, European immigrants, agriculture, mining, lumbering, industry, tourism and political history. Changing exhibits provide a venue for the exploration of other themes in state history. Taste Traditions of Wisconsin's popular dinner lecture series always features Wisconsin history, culture and cuisine.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical
  • Shopping Type
    • Specialty Shop

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Over half of existing light bulbs have been replaced with compact fluorescents or LEDs
  • Organization purchases food products from local farmers' markets and CSA programs
  • An integrated pest management system is used to eliminate the need for toxic insecticides and pesticides