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Milton House Museum

Intersection of Highways 26 and 59, Milton, WI
+1 608-868-7772
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Great piece of American History

What a special place to learn about the underground railway in a remote area of Wisconsin still... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
Arts and Crafts on the Lawn

Every August, we try to attend the Arts and Crafts on the Lawn and stop into the the museum. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Intersection of Highways 26 and 59, Milton, WI
+1 608-868-7772
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a special place to learn about the underground railway in a remote area of Wisconsin still preserved. Amazing artifacts from the 1850 time frame. We had a great docent that took a special interest in showing us and explaining about the house as well...More

Thank dbeaum1222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every August, we try to attend the Arts and Crafts on the Lawn and stop into the the museum. The event is adjacent to the museum, which draws a crowd during the one day event, and there are other things to do and visit in...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I was trying to simply find something inexpensive and "different" to with my best friend. So I found the Groupon for Milton House. I have to say the tour was amazing!!! To be able to hear such an interesting story from start to finish was...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Visited and took the tour. We were the only ones there for a tour, so we had a private tour. We had a great tour guide that took us through the tour of the site. Our quide was great source of information on the history...More

Thank Curt S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had never heard of this before, since we don't live in the area. But, when a Groupon became available, we decided to go, and are glad we did. The tour was very informative about the history of the house and the family who originally...More

Thank Sherry C
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Arrived about the time they were opening for the day. The lady at the desk donned gloves and asked us not to touch anything..only she could...and no pictures. She talked to us and led us around the old hotel and underground station for the escaping...More

Thank catstheword
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is an historic building like many others I have toured. Plenty of old artifacts and a very knowledgeable guide added to our positive experience. The huge separating factor with this tour is that it is documented to have been a stop on the Underground...More

1  Thank Kelbel29
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was built along the train tracks, built in 1837. It was and still is the only surviving house constructed of concrete from that era. The octagon shape of the house is still standing! Great history to be told here. this house also had another...More

2  Thank pat c
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A great stop to get some good history of the Underground Railroad and the area. The inn has been maintained as authentically as possible, with little changing over the years in the main octagon and upper rooms. Work has been done and the updates are...More

Thank Beentheredonethat777
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I never knew that the underground railroad went as far west as Wisconsin, my home state. I never knew that there were Seventh Day Baptists, and that they were involved in the anti-slavery movement. I never knew much about the early days of Wisconsin history....More

Thank glschaefer
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Gerry B
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Response from Darfantin | Reviewed this property |
Looks like some one beat me to the answer. Good thing, 'cause I don't remember.