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A Walk Through Women’s History

Explore Wisconsin women's history through a walking tour of downtown Madison. Madison has many stories of forward-thinking women who have shaped our city and our state. This tour will take visitors through the Capitol square area to explore how Wisconsin women have influenced politics, education, and social life in Madison and beyond. Join us to discover the stories of women in Madison who have made a lasting impact on our state.

The July 6 tour has been cancelled, we apologize for any inconvenience!

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | Mon - Sunday | 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM

Black Point Estate & Gardens General Admission

Enjoy the fresh lake air and tour the elegant Victorian estate of Chicago beer baron Conrad Seipp. After enjoying a scenic boat tour of beautiful Geneva Lake, a guided tour takes guests through the grounds of Black Point Estate & Gardens.

All general admission is booked through the

Lake Geneva Cruise Line Box Office

$45.00
Summer | 7 Days A Week | 9 AM - 4PM

Circus World Summer General Admission

It’s time to laugh, be happy, and feel moved to dream once again. The beautiful big top has risen to host electrifying entertainment all summer long under a canvas sky of blue.Circus World proudly welcomes everyone home to the birthplace of the Ringling Bros. Circus.

Online tickets now available! Scroll down to purchase!


Reminder: WHS Members do not need to purchase general admission tickets!
From $13.99
First Capitol, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm

First Capitol General Admission

See where government met before Madison became the state capital!

Free admission

$0.00
Madeline Island Museum, Wednesday through Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Madeline Island Museum General Admission

The Original Madeline Island Museum consists of four log buildings dovetailed together and filled with the history of the island, from pre-European contact to the mid-1900's. Come experience the intersection of cultures at the Madeline Island Museum!

Tickets can be purchased on-site at Madeline Island Museum upon arrival.
$10.00
Old World Wisconsin | Summer Season | Thu - Sun  | 10 AM - 4 PM

Old World Wisconsin General Admission

Unplug and experience firsthand the daily life of Wisconsin's early immigrants. Old World Wisconsin includes 60 beautifully restored historic structures on over 600 acres of picturesque landscapes.

Online tickets now available! Scroll down to purchase!


Reminder: WHS Members do not need to purchase general admission tickets!
From $13.99
Reed School, Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm

Reed School General Admission

You don’t have to walk up hill, both ways, to explore the history of Wisconsin one-room schoolhouses at Reed School!

Free admission.

$0.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, Monday through Friday, July 26 - 30

Virtual Summer Camp: Wisconsin World Adventurers

Take a trip around the world without leaving home! Campers will explore the many cultures that make up Wisconsin. We will meet new friends and virtually visit sites in Madison that are windows to the world. Come join us on our journey as we learn about world cultures through music, art, storytelling, and more!

This event has been cancelled

$50.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens, June 12 & Oct 23, 6 - 7:30pm

An Evening with Agatha Christie

Local historian Chris Brookes brings the best-selling author of all time, Agatha Christie, back to life for an intimate evening of mystery and conversation on the veranda of Black Point Estate & Gardens.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | June 19, July 17, & Aug 14 | 12:30 - 4pm

Beer Barons of Lake Geneva

Enjoy an afternoon touring Black Point Estate and cruising around Geneva Lake while learning about the history of the area's beer barons.

Tickets are booked through the

Lake Geneva Cruise Line Box Office

$68.00
Old World Wisconsin | June 16 - Aug 25 | Wednesdays | 9:30 AM - 2:45 PM

Guided Journeys of Old World Wisconsin

Wednesdays this summer at Old World Wisconsin join us in exploring history in a new way with a guided tour of the site. There are 3 tours to choose from: Beasts and Barns, Makers and Moo-vers, and Building a Home. They are available three times a day between 9:30 AM and 2:45 PM.

Call (608) 264-4848 to reserve your spot today.


Ticket purchases through the Box Office close at noon the day before the event.

$10.99
H. H. Bennett Studio & Museum, Thurs - Sun, 10 am - 4 pm

H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum General Admission

Visit a hidden gem in the heart of downtown Wisconsin Dells and learn more about the man who made the Dells famous!

Tickets can be purchased on-site at H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum upon arrival.
$10.00

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