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Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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History Museum
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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TripAdvisor
  • We loved visiting this museum during our short trip to Madison. We spent about 2 hours here, but could have spent more. The exhibits are outstanding. Staff was very friendly. The suggested donation ch...  more »
  • 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 »
Google
  • 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