Visit Madeline Island June 2–3
For The Island's Annual
Visitor Appreciation Weekend!
View of La Pointe, Madeline Island, 1834
Guests can begin their visit to the island at the Madeline Island Museum to learn of the rich history of Madeline Island and the Chequamegon Bay region. Experience more than 300 years of area history, from Ojibwe lifeways to the fur trade, from missionaries to loggers, from boat building to fishing and more! Special children's exhibits and activities.
HALF-PRICE ADULT ADMISSION!
CHILDREN 17 & UNDER ARE ALWAYS FREE!
*THE MADELINE ISLAND FERRY LINE WILL PROVIDE FREE RETURN PASSENGER FARE IF YOU PICK UP A VOUCHER FROM THE MUSEUM!
(Ferry passenger fare is valid on June 2 or 3 only, for return to Bayfield. Vehicles and bicycles must pay regular ferry fare.)
Leave your car on the mainland. FREE shuttle service to Big Bay Town Park offered between 10:30am and 5pm on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3. Last shuttle will leave the Town Park at 5pm.
Visit Big Bay State Park, too!
After exploring the museum guests are encouraged to explore the natural beauty of Big Bay State Park which is located six and a half miles from downtown La Pointe.
During visitor appreciation weekend, vehicles are admitted to the State Park for free.
Madeline Island Museum
Madeline Island Museum, 226 Colonel Woods Ave
The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.