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Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison
(3.9/5 based on 65+ 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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  • 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 »
  • Had it not been raining, we probably would not have ventured inside. If you're looking for a cold or rainy day activity, this fits the bill. If you're an outdoor person, keep walking outside. The four...  more »
  • This is a great museum that starts with the indigenous peoples and goes into modern times. There is a wonderful timeline that shows the political direction of the country state by state. Very interest...  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