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State Historical Museum
30 North Carroll Street
Phone: 608-264-6555 --
Statement of Purpose:
Exhibits tell story of Wisconsin history: Woodland Indians pre-European contact to 20th century.
Collections housed at 816 State Street in Society Building.
Highlights & Collections:
- 15,000 sq. feet of permanent exhibits and two temporary exhibit galleries highlighting Wisconsin history.
- Free guided or self-guided tour available with one month notice.
- Free public programs.
Exhibits & Special Events:
On Permanent Exhibit:
"People of the Woodlands: Wisconsin Indian Ways,"
- With the retreat of the glalciers, settlement began
in what is now Wisconsin. The exhibit looks at how Native Americans lived
before written records were kept, the fur trade era and the seasonal
day-to-day acrivities in 19th Century Wisconsin.
"On Common Ground: Two Hundred Years of Wisconsin History,
- 3rd & 4th Floors
- From territorial days to contemporary social issues,
"On Common Ground" introduces the fur traders, Indian tribes, miners, European
settlers, farmers, loggers, industrial workers and others who came to call
Wisconsin their home and whose influences made the state what it is today.
Tues-Sat: 9-4; Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Admission & Directions:
by Donation: $4 adult, $3 child, $10 family. Free to Society
Key Personnel: Ann L. Koski, Director
- Paul Bourcier, Chief Curator
- John Lemke, Museum Store and Visitor Services Manager
- Jennifer Kolb, Deputy Director
- Beth Kowalski, Education Specialist
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