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Old World Wisconsin May 29 - 31 between 9am and 3pm

Family Fun Drive

Grab your friends and family, pile in your car, and head to Old World Wisconsin for a drive-through tour of the site this spring! Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of Old World Wisconsin, all without leaving the comfort of your own vehicle.
From $25.00
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.
$20.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens, once a month, 6 - 7:30pm

Legends and Landmarks of Lake Geneva Walking Tour

Put on your walking shoes and explore stories of fascinating people and places during this engaging 90 minute, 1.5 mile guided tour through Lake Geneva's beautiful and historic downtown and Maple Park neighborhoods.
$10.00
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.
$20.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, select Tuesdays, 6 - 7:30 PM

Hidden History of the Capitol Square

Walk through Madison and discover how its downtown has changed (and stayed the same) over hundreds of years.
$20.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, select Tuesdays and Saturdays, times vary

Hidden History: Madison’s Tales of Infamy, Scandals, and Mystery

Join the Wisconsin Historical Museum for a tour walking through Madison’s criminal past!
$20.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, select Tuesdays and Saturdays, times vary

Hidden History: A Walk on Madison's Weird Side

Tour Madison from the Capitol Square to Monona Terrace, exploring strange and mischievous tales about the neighborhoods in between.
$20.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens, Saturday July 24, 6 - 8pm

Beer and Brats with Conrad Seipp

Enjoy a picnic dinner and conversation with Conrad Seipp, 19th-century beer baron and the original owner of Black Point Estate and Gardens
$26.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | October 2, 9,  & Sep 16 | 5 - 6:30pm

Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

Explore Lake Geneva's historic Oak Hill Cemetery hear stories of the lives of some of the city's former residents.
$15.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | October 2, 9,  & Sep 16 | 11am -12:30pm

Sordid and Scandalous Lake Geneva Walking Tour

As Halloween approaches, put on your walking shoes and explore the mysteries of Lake Geneva in this engaging 1.5 mile, 90 minute guided tour.
$15.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | June 1 through September 15 | Tuesday - Sunday | 6 - 8pm

Picnic at the Point

Enjoy our gardens and veranda for your own private picnic at Black Point Estate & Gardens. This package includes a 20-minute overview of the site, six bottles of Seipp beer, and private use of the gardens and veranda for two hours. Come and enjoy gentle lake breezes and experience summer living like a beer baron. With a little bit of luck, we’ll also throw in a great sunset!

To register, call (262) 248-1888 at least 24 hours in advance.


$200.00
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.



$10.99

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