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Address: Intersection of Highways 26 and 59, Milton, WI
Phone Number: 608-868-7772
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Wonderful history learned here!

Went to Milton House after finding a deal on Groupon. It was well worth it. Learned about an entrepreneur who build the house. Also learned about the underground railroad as they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Went to Milton House after finding a deal on Groupon. It was well worth it. Learned about an entrepreneur who build the house. Also learned about the underground railroad as they had been part of this during the abolitionist days. Fascinating to walk where runaway slaves crawled to safety and to read some of the documents that verify the authenticity... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was an interesting visit and very educational regarding the history of Milton and the Underground Railroad. Our only disappointment was the guide. She spoke entirely too fast and words all just garbled together. That was true even for the younger children to understand. We have been to many museums in Williamsburg, James River Plantations, Washington, D.C. , Gettysburg, and... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This small but wonderfully interesting museum should be a must visit if you are in the Milton, WI area. Part of the Underground Railroad, it gives you an idea what run-a-way slave had to go through to get to Canada..

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very interesting & educational. Some areas might be difficult for tall people to get through as they are underground with not much head room. Also, some paths are very narrow, It was very interesting to learn about Milton's roll in the history of slavery.

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Friendship, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Our favorite part of this museum was definitely when we got to walk through the underground tunnel. That was so cool. The rest of the tour was also really interesting, too, and this is such an incredible place to learn about and see! Everyone in our group liked it a lot!

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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We spend time in the Edgerton area Groupon provided the added incentive to visit this time. We were pleasantly surprised to find such an interesting museum in a relatively small town of Milton (more correctly Milton Junction). The building has been mostly preserved as it was in mid-1800s and is unique by way of its design and construction. Be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We found this museum on TripAdvisor and arrived unsure what we would find. We loved what we found. The hexagonal coaching hotel is fascinating and contains many working objects that people used for entertainment in the late 1800s (music maker, early 3-D viewer, etc) - our guide really made them come alive. The Underground Railroad tunnel is astonishing, as was... More 

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Madison
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We learned a lot about the settlement of Wisconsin, about how inns worked in the 19th century, and about the underground railroad. Group was age 10 through 70, and we all found it interesting.

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milwaukee, wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Rob provided me and a friend with a very informative tour of this well-maintained slice of 1800s life, with an incredible array of knowledge and facts at his disposal. Could answer any question. Highly recommend, it is one of the only tourable underground railroad sites in Wisconsin. Would be great for anyone with an interest in Civil War history, or... More 

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Milton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Milton House is a great piece of small town history. More than the Underground Railroad -Local history as well. A must see if you're in the area.

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