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Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

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Hours

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

The Library and Archives are open Monday - Saturday. Librarians and archivists are available to help you and to make your visit productive.

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Visitor Amenities

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

The Society offers large, comfortable work spaces, wireless access, lockers and many other amenities to visitors.

See a list of reliable preservation and conservation resources for museums, historical societies, libraries and other cultural collecting institutions.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

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Area Research Center Network

14 Locations Statewide

Learn about the Area Research Center Network in Wisconsin, which includes fourteen regional research centers.

See links to helpful websites offering tips on caring for and maintaining family treasures.

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Borrow Materials

See the Library's borrowing policies and interlibrary loan services.

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society's award-winning, full color, quarterly magazine. Published since 1917.

Defining Permission, Copyright and Terms of Use

Learn about obtaining permission and the copyright laws that apply to images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Common questions about purchasing historical images from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Learn about the various online and physical catalogs you can use to search the Society's collections.

Learn about working with and finding professionals to conserve or preserve your family heirlooms and art.

The Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district.

Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.

Do you have a three-dimensional object that relates in a significant way to the history or prehistory of Wisconsin? See the other criteria needed to donate

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Government Publications

Learn how to access the Government Publications collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Free access to selected Wisconsin records to help you with your family history research

Learn about interlibrary lending of Society materials.
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Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

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