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Wisconsin Veterans Museum

30 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-267-1799
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Excellent Presentation of Wisconsin's Role in U.S. Military History

Wisconsin sons and daughters have fought in all of America's wars since she joined the Union (and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Indiana
Small but interesting war museum

Nicely prepared displays of actual equipment. Free entrance. Nice way to spend an hour learning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Wisconsin Veterans Museum acknowledges, affirms, and commemorates the role of Wisconsin citizens from Civil War to present military history.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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30 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-267-1799
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wisconsin sons and daughters have fought in all of America's wars since she joined the Union (and no doubt individual settlers were engaged in earlier conflicts as well). This museum strikes a good balance between artifacts and interpretive displays - there are plenty of both...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicely prepared displays of actual equipment. Free entrance. Nice way to spend an hour learning some history back to the civil war

Thank SlymanChicago
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Madison during a spring break trip and visited the museum and gift shop. It isnt a large museum so it won't take you long to get through but its very nicely done, the exhibits are well put together and represent a number...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a must stop when you are in Madison, and a tribute to everyone who served in the military. Take the time to read the stories behind the exhibits.

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Tucked near the capital and the university this museum is free. The exhibitions go from the civil war to the Iraq war and this is one of the nicest museums for veterans I have visited. It is worth a trip for kids and adults that...More

Thank Indy27
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must see for all ages. It is a small, well put together, free museum. You can spend 20 minutes or 2 hours looking at all the history of WI Veterans. Team it up with a tour of the Capitol and you have...More

Thank Lea Z
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Support our veterans and see what Wisconsin veterans have done for us. Visit the museum. It is free.

Thank MAT-Wisc
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This small well done museum traces the service of Wisconsin's Veterans through their involvement from the War Between the States to the modern era. It's is located in the heart of Madison right on Capitol Square and has free admission. It's worth your time to...More

Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great exhibits with very detailed dioramas and great artifacts. My only disappointment was the Cold War exhibit... Be sure to check out the capital periscope!

Thank Sherri N
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I visited this museum as a child and it always stuck in my mind as someplace that I loved. I then re-visited as an adult and it was just as amazing as I remembered. Not only is the museum free, but it has many different...More

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