: 1–3:30 pm
Contact Info E-mail: museum@
History on the Square
Join us for History on the Square, a free special event in appreciation of past, present and future Society supporters on Oct 1 from 1-3:30 pm at the Wisconsin Historical Museum on Madison's Capitol Square. Enjoy a unique opportunity to connect to your past by exploring the Society's best work from around the state — all in one location.
- Participate in family friendly activities like scavenger hunts (including a prize for finishing), museum exhibit tours, kids crafts and more.
- Go to battle with an 1812 Commander of the British Troops and meet other colorful, costumed characters.
- Take a picture with Lady, a black Morab mare who will pull a historic buggy around the Capitol Square.
- Research your family history online at an interactive genealogy station.
- Explore Wisconsin history through captivating displays and presentations.
- Win an Amazon Kindle preloaded with A Short History of Wisconsin.
Plus you'll be among the first to view the museum's fascinating new Wisconsin Innovations
Add'l Contact Info
: For more information about this event, contact Laura Beam at 608-264-6543 or via email
: This event is free and open to the public. Show your support for the Society by bringing your friends and family members.
: Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square
: Wisconsin Historical Museum
: 30 N Carroll St
: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.
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