: 9 am–4 pm, Tuesday through Saturday
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Smart Sounds, Alt Music, Mad Scenes
Discover how music recorded, produced and played in Madison in the 1980s and '90s influenced the national music scene. Check out authentic artifacts from Smart Studios, where bands like Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, and Madison's own Garbage recorded. Experience Madison's legendary music clubs through posters and objects, and take a look inside WORT, Madison's community radio station, which broadcast this music and helped launch it to the nation.
: Admission by donation: $4 for adults, $3 for children under 18 or $10 for a family.
: 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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