Wisconsin Historical Society
The Wisconsin Historical Society invites you to host your event at our Headquarters location.
Centrally located in the heart of downtown Madison on the University of Wisconsin campus, the historic Headquarters building offers its unique and elegant spaces for the community to provide historical, educational, and social events that support the values of the Historical Society and benefit the Madison community.
Facility Capacities, Fees, and Floor Plans
WHS Lobby Floorplan
See images of the Headquarters Auditorium.
Host your next presentation, meeting, ceremony, discussion, panel, or performance in the Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters Auditorium.
The WHS Auditorium seats up to 300 guests. We offer basic sound, lighting, and presentation equipment, but are happy to accommodate additional equipment for events with more advanced technical needs.
See images of the Headquarters Lobby.
The WHS Lobby is a beautiful space for all your social needs – celebrations, receptions, meetings and more.
The Lobby accommodates up to 300 standing guests and 100 seated guests.
Featuring catering and beverage services from (preferred vendor). More details available below.
See images of weddings and past events at the Headquarters.
Images by Melissa Grace Photography @ www.melissagracegallery.com
All events must be in accordance with Society Policies & Procedures. The Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters is ADA Accessible.
WHS Preferred Caterers
Blue Plate Catering
Send questions via email to our Event Manager, Craig Jacobsen: