Wisconsin Historical Society

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Event Rentals

Wisconsin Historical Society

Event Rentals | Wisconsin Historical Society

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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

 

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

Auditorium

Enlarge The view from the stage of the Society's Headquarters Auditorium.

HQ Auditorium Slideshow

See images of the Headquarters Auditorium.

Center Aisle of the Wisconsin Historical Society HQ Auditorium.
View from the back of the Society's Auditorium.
Seats in the Wisconsin Historical Society HQ Auditorium.
Seats in the Wisconsin Historical Society HQ 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.

 

Lobby

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HQ Lobby Slideshow

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North Entrance Wisconsin Historical Society HQ Lobby.
North Entrance Wisconsin Historical Society HQ Lobby.
Wisconsin Historical Society HQ Lobby Entrance.

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.

  

 

Weddings and Past Events

Enlarge The view from the stage of the Society's Headquarters Auditorium.

Weddings and Past Events Photos

See images of weddings and past events at the Headquarters.

Melissa Grace Photography @ www.melissagracegallery.com.Melissa Grace Photography @ www.melissagracegallery.com.

Images by Melissa Grace Photography @ www.melissagracegallery.com

 

Rental Information

All events must be in accordance with Society Policies & Procedures. The Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters is ADA Accessible.

WHS Preferred Caterers

Blue Plate Catering

UW Club

Fresh Market

Food Fight

Have Questions?

Send questions via email to our Event Manager, Craig Jacobsen:

craig.jacobsen@wisconsinhistory.org