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Wisconsin Veterans Museum

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Address: 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703
Phone Number: 16082671799
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: The Wisconsin Veterans Museum acknowledges, affirms, and commemorates the...
The Wisconsin Veterans Museum acknowledges, affirms, and commemorates the role of Wisconsin citizens from Civil War to present military history.
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If you're visiting the Capitol building, make a little time to visit this museum! It's on a corner of Capitol Square (corner of Mifflin and Carroll Streets), right before one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Williamston, Michigan
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Williamston, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

If you're visiting the Capitol building, make a little time to visit this museum! It's on a corner of Capitol Square (corner of Mifflin and Carroll Streets), right before one starts their walk down State Street. I wasn't expecting much, but I was quite impressed. It's small as far as most museums go, but there's a lot to see and... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

For a small FREE museum this is not to be missed. The like size dioramas are professionally displayed. Lots of Wisconsin military history but it tells the history of wars in great detail. The dioramas make you feel like you are at the scene. The stories of the medal of honor recipients was sobering. This can take an hour or... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great variety here -- the exhibits are surprisingly large and can easily spend a few hours here. Nice museum

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This was recommended to me by a local, very glad I stumbled upon it. This is a very well done, but small, museum dedicated to Wisconsin's military contributions. The exhibits are exquisite, nicely laid out floor plan, very clean, and the staff is super helpful. Plus, it's free!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This museum is on the smaller side but I have not been disappointed the few times I've gone there. The focus is on items used by Wisconsin veterans of various wars since the American Revolution. Last time I was there, they had a good exhibit about a Wisconsin unit in the Civil War.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Not a lot to see but for the price it is a must for history buffs. Short visit is all that is needed but well worth your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

For a free museum, it shows nothing is free. This museum shows the sacrifices that many made to protect and secure the freedoms we take for granted. Well played, well played.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is on the smaller side for museums, but it offers a lot of history and the staff is knowledgeable. We enjoyed the self-tour, taking time to see the exhibits we most wanted to visit. The information is presented well on placards, etc. Obvious that it is cared for, and the collection is representative especially of World War II and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a hidden gem in a middle of downtown. With a lot of displays in a very well preserved fashion, this museum inviites us to witness the History made for our veterans. A Must-go for any local or turist to became acquainted with our legay

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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An insightful well done modern museum of historical events. Everyone should visit this wonderful display of the sacrifices men and women have made to create this country. Specifically revolves around the good people of Wisconsin but includes all who call themselves Americans. The special exhibit RAW WAR is a compelling and insightful depiction of the emotional toll War makes on... More 

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