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Wisconsin Veterans Museum

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Address: 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703
Phone Number: 608 267 1799
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: A museum honoring all Wisconsin veterans with dioramas on all wars from...
A museum honoring all Wisconsin veterans with dioramas on all wars from the Civil War to the present.
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Great Museum detailing Wisconsin's Military Contributions

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 5 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 38 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The tableau's are good, but being a veteran I did not wish to see the art that some of our tortured and disturbed veterans created. I could have handled it as part of an exhibit of mentally disturbed individuals, but not as what our most recent veterans have had to go through in the poorly managed Iraq and Afghan wars.

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Well worth 1 hour. Free. Donations accepted. but high quality exhibits. Life-size scenes are amazingly life-like. Small, Nice book store - we bought one.

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Dairyland, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I didn't plan on spending much time here, but could have stayed much longer than I did. I was shocked at how well this museum is done and it was much more than I expected. Certainly gives me an appreciation of history that has been somewhat lacking in my life. Will go back for sure

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Additional Information about Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Address: 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703
Phone Number: 608 267 1799
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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