(Madison, WI): The Wisconsin Historical Museum (WHM) has announced that they will be reopening on Thursday, June 3, 2021. The museum, which is located on the Capitol Square in Madison, features information about the history of Wisconsin and is operated by the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Location & Hours
30 N Carroll Street – Madison, WI
Thursday – Saturday, 11am – 3pm
Four Floors of Exhibits
In addition to Wisconsin history, Wisconsin Historical Museum provides information about other American history topics through artifacts, photographs, full-scale dioramas, audio-visual presentations, and interactive multimedia programs. The museum features four floors of permanent and changing exhibits and documents 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.
Through these exhibits, guests will learn about Wisconsin’s political heritage, working lives, ethnic diversity, and sense of community.
Featuring both permanent and special temporary exhibits, showcasing many fascinating historical items, and having a wonderful selection of gifts for sale, the Wisconsin Historical Museum is a wonderful place to explore on the Madison Capitol Square!
Explore walking tours like the “A Walk on Madison’s Weird Side” or the “Hidden History of the Capitol Square” offered at the Wisconsin Historical Museum this year!
Virtual Summer Camps
Explore the virtual summer camps provided by the Wisconsin Historical Museum this year! These live interactive programs will use students’ critical thinking skills to solve mysteries related to Wisconsin history.
Opening June 3 | Thursday – Saturday | 11 am – 3 pm