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Historical Museum Has a Busy Month Ahead


The Wisconsin Historical Museum on Madison's Capitol Square

The new year begins at the Wisconsin Historical Museum with a flurry of new exhibits, displays and special events in January. If you haven't yet had a chance to take in the museum's latest major changing exhibition, Wisconsin Innovations, this month is a great time to change that. You might just be surprised at how many inventions, innovations and innovators have roots in Wisconsin — from the invention of the typewriter and the advent of stem-cell technology to electric guitars, snowmobiles and surfboards.

Other Exhibits and Some Very Special Events

Through January 14 you'll have an opportunity to explore a pair of popular mini-exhibits, 'Tis the Season: Toy Stories and New Quilts from Old Favorites. Following you will find additional links to a series of talks and special events in store for the month of January.

If You Go

For complete details on museum hours, location and directions, admission policies, accessibility, parking, bus routes and other information, see our visitor information pages.

:: Posted January 5, 2012

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