Feb 27 - Oct 10 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Travel through 130 years of Wisconsin cycling history in the new exhibition Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling.

Special Event

Playtimes of the Past

Apr 3 - Apr 4 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Stop by the museum to create handle bar streamers, helmet decorations, and other bike-themed art, all while learning the history of Badger bicycling.

Apr 7 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Curator Leslie Bellais examines the evidence behind a bedspread in Wisconsin Historical Society’s collections purported to be from Lincoln’s deathbed.

Apr 7 - Jun 13 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination, view a special display of artifacts related to the tragic event.

Apr 16 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Contemplate your favorite Friday night fish fry experiences in Wisconsin with folklorist Janet Gilmore and enjoy a traditional fish fry dinner.

Apr 21 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Discover how the Badger State Trail evolved from a rail line to one of the premier Wisconsin state trails.

Apr 24 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Tom Caw shares tales and recordings of music made at Paramount Records between the years 1929-32. Sponsored by UW-Madison's Center for the Humanities.

Musical Performance

Abraham Lincoln in Song

Apr 28 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Award-winning folksinger Chris Vallillo uses contemporary and period folk songs to shed light on one of history’s most beloved figures, Abraham Lincoln.

Special Event

Gallery Night

May 1 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Experience the exhibition "Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling" as part of Madison's Gallery Night.

Special Event

History Pub Crawl

May 4 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Learn about Wisconsin’s craft brewing history during this unique pub crawl on Madison's Capitol Square.


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