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Villa Louis, Sept 10 - 12, 8 am - 4:30 pm

40th Villa Louis Carriage Classic

Come see one of the country’s largest and most competitive carriage-driving events on the lawn of Villa Louis.

Tickets can be purchased on-site upon arrival for event.

Picture of A Walk Through Women’s History

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.
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

Wade House, Select Saturdays, 9 am - 4 pm

Blacksmithing Workshops at Wade House

Strike while the iron is hot, hear the “clang” of the hammer, and feel the heat from the forge as you craft your own project during an interactive blacksmithing workshop at Wade House.

Advance Registration Required. Limited Space. Online booking closes at noon the day prior to the workshop.
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!
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Geneaology Webinar | Sept 25 9am - 3pm

Finding Genealogical Collections: Everywhere and Anywhere

From mega sites to local records, learn about using different types of resources from presenter, Lori Bessler, Reference Librarian at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Time: 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.

Registration Deadline: 12:00p.m., September 23.

The day before the webinar, a Zoom link will be emailed to the email address used at checkout. Groups or friends, please register individually.

Not refundable. Find full details, below..

First Capitol, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm

First Capitol General Admission

See where government met before Madison became the state capital!

Free admission

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.
Old World Wisconsin, June 17 - Aug 29, Thu - Sun, 10 am - 4 pm

Old World Wisconsin General Admission

June 17 - Aug 29 | Thursday through Sunday | 10 am - 4 pm

Sep 4 - Oct 10 | Saturday through Sunday | 10 am - 4 pm

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
Pendarvis, Friday & Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

Pendarvis General Admission

Discover how the preservation efforts of two men helped save Wisconsin’s Cornish history.

Tickets can be purchased on-site upon arrival.

Pendarvis, Friday Sept 24, 6 - 10 pm

Pub Night at Pendarvis

Grab some friends and head on over to Pendarvis’ cozy recreated Cornish pub for a night of good food, cold drinks, games, and live music.

Free admission, drinks purchased on-site.

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.


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