Wisconsin Historical Society

Field Trip or Tour

Villa Louis Field Trip

Villa Louis - a historic site

'Villa Louis' Field Trip | Wisconsin Historical Society

Enter the world of Victorian America at Villa Louis where field trip components include:

  • Villa Louis Mansion Tour: a thought-provoking tour of the meticulously restored mansion, which contains over 90 percent of its original furnishings.
  • Fur Trade Museum Store Exhibit: an interactive tour where students learn the history of the fur trade in Wisconsin.
  • History Hike: an outdoor scavenger hunt for historic facts.
EnlargeVilla Louis field trips encourage students.

Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien, WI

Villa Louis field trips encourage students to think like historians while learning about the fur trade and the world of 1890s upper-class Victorian America.

Program Details
Length 135 minutes
Availability 7 days a week from late Apr - early Nov
Maximum group size Maximum group size 100 students. Arrangements can be made for larger groups.
Location Villa Louis, 521 N. Villa Louis Road, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
Lunch Picnic tables, shelters, and restrooms are located 2 blocks away at Lawler City Park.
Grade Level Designed for 4th grade students, but can be adapted to other grade levels
Cost $4 per student

Free admission for two teachers per class

$8 per each addtional adult

Reserve Your Field Trip

Call 608-326-2721 or email us for available dates and other information.

About Villa Louis

Experience Victorian life during the 19th century as you visit the estate of one of Wisconsin's most prosperous families.

Directions, Transportation, Parking:

To get directions, parking maps and more see Locations and Directions to Villa Louis.

Learn More

Learn more about Villa Louis field trips.