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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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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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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Great history

This is a nice, free museum in an unbeatable location. The staff are friendly and helpful. There are displays pertaining to wars from the Civil War through present day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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407 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With time to spare, I ducked into the Veterans Museum to check it out. The exhibits were well maintained and the staff were very helpful. The PTSD exhibit was remarkable and really told the story of how the disease can be won through art. Now wow factor here, just your average historical museum. It's free, so if you have a... More 

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Wisconsin
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice, free museum in an unbeatable location. The staff are friendly and helpful. There are displays pertaining to wars from the Civil War through present day, concentrating on the WI connections. I'd definitely suggest combining this with a visit to the WI Historical Museum across the street for a fun museum day downtown! Photos allowed, but no... More 

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Thank eec317
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Terrific military museum and interative areas for children. If you read 2/3 of the posters, your going to sped hours there. Highly recommended.

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Thank Delmar M
Northfield, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

The historical portion of the museum gave a good overview of the history of the participation of soldiers from Wisconsin in wars, both domestic and international. The exhibit WAR : RAW - HEALING MILITARY TRAUMA THROUGH EXPRESSIVE ART was very, very moving.

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Thank Diane B
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

What a gem we discovered on our trip to visit the Capitol In Madison. We needed change for the parking meter on the square and ran into the Museum. Clerk behind the counter was very helpful and friendly. Notice the sign said "Free Admission". We thought because it was close to Veteran's Day, but apparently it is always Free. So,... More 

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Thank mints2013
Viroqua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I went with my children's class on the Capital fieldtrip and then we visited the Veterans Museum. I was pleasantly surpriesed. I had never been there and the students and myself really found it very interesting. Great trip to do with the Capital or maybe the children's museum too. All within walking distance of each other.

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Thank Mary H
Warner Robins, Georgia
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Awesome little museum and its free. Shows a great military history of Wisconsin and has some nice additions. Thanks to our Veterans.

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Thank KlinglerGA
Saukvi
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This attraction is free, very nice. Takes Wisconsin and our involvement from the Civil War to the War on Terror. Well done dioramas, stories of actual Wisconsin soldiers, many artifacts to see.

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Thank teklamom
Madison, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is a MUST-GO place to visit if you come to Madison! Don't lose the opportunity to know more and more about our great State History! Great for kids!

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Thank Herfrank1
Columbia, Maryland
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This was a great little museum and our 1st stop in Madison. It touches on every War in U.S. History. First, it does an overview of the War then the role the State of Wisconsin played in it. There are plenty of artifacts, videos and interactive exhibits. A great start to our trip and a free gem in the center... More 

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