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Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

(3.9/5 based on 70 reviews on the web)
The Wisconsin Historical Museum is located on Madison's Capitol Square and is full of wonderful information about the state's rich history. Explore Wisconsin's distinctive heritage and a variety of other American history topics through artifacts, photographs, full-scale dioramas, audio-visual presentations, and interactive multimedia programs.

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  • I stopped in to see the temporary exhibit but decided to visit the permanent exhibits as well. This isn't a large museum but the exhibits are interesting and well-presented. I was pleased to find a go...  more »
  • I had some time to kill waiting for my daughter to finish her finals, so decided to give this museum a go. I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of exhibits in this place. They had a lot of history...  more »
  • We enjoyed this museum immensely as it took you through the various stages of Wisconsin growth, from the days of pioneering to modern times. They have tons of artifacts, nicely displayed as well as li...  more »
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  • Very nice staffs. Very helpful. Although the display is not very special, still a nice place to go
  • Great museum, but I do have to say I liked the Veterans Museum across the street a little better.
  • Filled with wisconsin history and nostalgia
  • Pretty interesting place. Great for kids to learn more about local history.
  • I had a sizzling time with my family my mom was not pleased with me after i sharted my pants in one of the exhibit