This online exhibit features 14 stunning, large-scale historic murals originally displayed at the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair.

Online Exhibit

Toy Stories

Read and share stories about favorite childhood toys and games.

Learn about what it was like to live in Madison, Wisconisin during middle of the 19th century.

Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.

Explore Wisconsin folk objects and learn the stories behind them.

Learn the stories behind Wisconsin's most enduring icons.

Explore a collection of decorated Easter eggs.

View a selection of objects from the era of the Milwaukee Braves.

Online Exhibit

Pottery by Frackelton

Explore the creations of ceramic artist Susan S. Frackelton.

Learn about the history of the potato chip at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Explore a selection of advertising posters from the McCormick-International Harvester Collection.

Learn about the achievements of Wisconsin's Olympic speed skaters.

Learn how paintings from the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection provide clues about the past.

Explore stories and artifacts from America's atomic age.

Learn about the story of malted milk, a Wisconsin invention.

Explore a selection of handheld fans and learn about their history.

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