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Wisconsin Veterans Museum

30 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-267-1799
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Small but interesting

Right across the street from the Capitol building, this free museum is worth a visit. Has some very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David K
Downers Grove, Illinois
Outstanding and life-like

This museum is a wonderful tribute to the men and women of Wisconsin who served in wars around the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisbeth S
Watertown, South Dakota
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The Wisconsin Veterans Museum acknowledges, affirms, and commemorates the role of Wisconsin citizens from Civil War to present military history.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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30 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-267-1799
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Right across the street from the Capitol building, this free museum is worth a visit. Has some very nice artifacts, especially from the Civil War era.

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a wonderful tribute to the men and women of Wisconsin who served in wars around the world. Some of the displays are actual items from Wis. soldiers. There are fabulous life-like displays of the different war eras. These display have high-quality mannequins...More

Thank Lisbeth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very accessible and not over powering collection of interesting artifacts from military conflicts from the Civil War to the present. Free and open to the public. Examples of weapons are extensive and carefully displayed with contemporary uniforms and equipment including medical. Many personal stories that...More

Thank singingaccordionist
Reviewed June 13, 2017

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 May 31, 2017

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 May 23, 2017 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 May 18, 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 May 16, 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 April 1, 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 February 27, 2017

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

Thank MAT-Wisc
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