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2018-02-17 Family Film: Joshua Glover and Vel Phillips & James Groppi
Single 10:00AM - 11:00AM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Come to the Museum for a screening of two Wisconsin Biographies, "Joshua Glover: And the End of Slavery" and "Vel Phillips and James Groppi: The Fi...

Free

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2018-02-03 "I am F.A.T." with author Jaia Davis
Single 02:30PM - 03:30PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Name calling hurts and bullying is painful. Local 10-year-old author Jaia Davis was inspired to write ”I am F.A.T: Based Upon Real Life Events” aft...

Free

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2018-01-27 Cure Cabin Fever: The Tommyknocker in the Lead Mine
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Mine for gemstones and explore a lead mine inside the Museum! Join us for a tasting of yummy pasties provided by Myles’s Teddywedgers starting at 1...

Admission by suggested donation: $5/adult, $3/child

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2017-11-18 Wisconsin Shipwrecks for Kids!
Single 10:00AM - 12:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Wisconsin Historical Society underwater archaeologists will share stories from beneath the waves of the Great Lakes during this family-friendly eve...

Free with admission by donation (Suggested $5/adult, $3/child 5-17)

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2018-01-20 Cure Cabin Fever: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Dress up like Paul Bunyan and build yourself a log cabin! Eat a mighty meal fit for lumberjacks and lumberjills provided by Blue Plate Catering sta...

Admission by suggested donation: $5/adult, $3/child

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2018-01-13 Cure Cabin Fever: Lake Lurkers
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Learn about Wisconsin’s lake lurkers and create new monster creatures of your own! WHI Image ID 81965

Admission by suggested donation: $5/adult, $3/child

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2018-01-06 Cure Cabin Fever: The Hodag of the North Woods
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Meet our hodag and make yourself into a hodag! Find out what a hodag is! Plus, the first Saturday of the month means Story Saturday at the Museum; ...

Admission by suggested donation: $5/adult, $3/child

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2017-10-21 International Archaeology Day
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Step into an archaeologist’s boots to explore how these professionals piece together history. Dig into Wisconsin’s past and uncover the story of ou...

Free with admission by donation (Suggested $5/adult, $3/child 5-17)

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2017-10-25 Downtown Madison Family Halloween
Single 03:00PM - 06:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Join us for an afternoon of spooky fun at the Museum! Explore our haunted cabin, meet our hodag, and listen to some spooky Wisconsin stories. Or, c...

Free

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2017-12-02 Story Saturday
Monthly Starting on: 2017-12-02 Ending on: 2018-12-01 11:00AM - 12:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

The first Saturday of each month is Story Saturday at the Wisconsin Historical Museum! The FREE program features fun and exciting Wisconsin stories...

Free with admission by donation (Suggested $5/adult, $3/child 5-17)

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2017-10-07 Story Saturday: "The Terrible Hodag and the Animal Catchers"
Single 11:00AM - 12:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Are hodags really that terrible? Olee Swenson and his lumberjack crew don't think so. Join the journey of Olee and friends as they try to save the ...

Free with admission by donation (Suggested $5/adult, $3/child 5-17)

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2017-07-21 Museum Explorer Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Museums are basically the coolest places on earth, or so we believe. Spend a day seeing a few of the wonderful museums on the Capitol Square. Explo...

$55/Camper

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2017-08-02 Lumber Camp Life Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Wear your flannel and come ready to explore Wisconsin’s lumber history. Learn the lingo -- are you a cookie or a river rat? Then, be ready to hunt ...

$55/Camper

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2017-07-19 Lumber Camp Life Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Wear your flannel and come ready to explore Wisconsin’s lumber history. Learn the lingo -- are you a cookie or a river rat? Then, be ready to hunt ...

$55/Camper

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2017-07-13 Lumber Camp Life Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Wear your flannel and come ready to explore Wisconsin’s lumber history. Learn the lingo -- are you a cookie or a river rat? Then, be ready to hunt ...

$55/Camper

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2017-07-27 Junior Archaeologists Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Uncover Wisconsin’s ancient history! We will see artifacts thousands of years old and make some artifacts of our own. Explore how archaeologists di...

$55/Camper

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2017-07-18 Junior Archaeologists Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Uncover Wisconsin’s ancient history! We will see artifacts thousands of years old and make some artifacts of our own. Explore how archaeologists di...

$55/Camper

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2017-07-06 Junior Archaeologists Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Uncover Wisconsin’s ancient history! We will see artifacts thousands of years old and make some artifacts of our own. Explore how archaeologists di...

$55/Camper

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2017-07-20 Dairy Discovery Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Milk, cheese, butter, and ice cream say Wisconsin more than most other foods. But, how much do you really know about why Wisconsin became the dairy...

$55/Camper

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2017-06-29 Dairy Discovery Day Camp
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

Milk, cheese, butter, and ice cream say Wisconsin more than most other foods. But, how much do you really know about why Wisconsin became the dairy...

$55/Camper

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2016-01-30 Cure Cabin Fever: Exploration on the Rivers (Madison)
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

At the Wisconsin Historical Museum, shake off the winter blues with these free, family-friendly, drop-in activities on Saturdays in January. Activi...

$3-$5

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2016-01-23 Cure Cabin Fever: Underwater Archaeology (Madison)
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

At the Wisconsin Historical Museum, shake off the winter blues with these free, family-friendly, drop-in activities on Saturdays in January. Activi...

$3-$5

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2016-01-16 Cure Cabin Fever: Day at the Cabin (Madison)
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

At the Wisconsin Historical Museum, shake off the winter blues with these free, family-friendly, drop-in activities on Saturdays in January. Activi...

$3-$5

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2016-01-09 Cure Cabin Fever: Frozen Over (Madison)
Single 10:00AM - 02:00PM , Wisconsin Historical Museum

At the Wisconsin Historical Museum, shake off the winter blues with these free, family-friendly, drop-in activities on Saturdays in January. Activi...

$3-$5