1253 John Q. Hammons Dr.
Madison, WI 53717
Phone: (608) 836-3033
Fax: (608) 836-0949
1253 John Q. Hammons Dr., Madison, WI, US, 53717
- Phone: (608) 836-3033
- Fax: (608) 836-0949
Arts & Museums
Often listed amongst the strangest museums in United States, National Mustard Museum in Mount Horeb, WI is privately owned by Barry Levenson. Now a local celebrity, Levenson started collecting the condiment in 1986 and has ever since amassed over 5,300 variety of mustard. Open everyday between 10a and 5p, the National Mustard Museum also features a gift shop where you can sample some of the rarest type of the dressing. Apart from this they also have a mail order retail service in place for those interested.
Like most other museums, the aim of the Chazen Museum of Art is also to collect, preserve and exhibit works of art. Playing a crucial role in the visual art scene of Madison city, the museum boasts an exciting and extensive permanent collection consisting of old photographs, lithographs, drawings, paintings, sculptures and more. Check the site for more information on events and exhibitions coming up.
Opened in 2006 and designed by the renowned Cesar Pelli, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art or MMoCA as called by the people of Madison is perhaps the biggest artistic space in the city at 51,000 square feet. Some features include the rooftop sculpture garden, lecture halls, childrens rooms, a research space and more. Weddings receptions and corporate events can be hosted here, while a rich educative program for kids and adults makes this museum a sure winner with all. Admission free and most events are free. Check website for more information on exhibits and upcoming exhibitions.
A day would not suffice to browse through over 110,000 historical and 400,000 archaeological artifacts in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. Attracting artists, researchers, students, families, authors, collectors and a melange of visitors, this place boasts collections spanning across anthropology, military life, household life, politics, business and more. Make sure to attend any of their exciting events like the walks. Although there is no admission charge, suggested donations apply.
The Madison Children's Museum is a top destination for families in Madison. The museums features many popular, educational exhibits, many of which are interactive. In addition, the museum also hosts special programs and events, not just for kids but for adults as well.
Renowned museum and tourist attraction, Little Norway is a Norwegian Village that is situated in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. A great highlight is the fully restored farm that dates back to the mid 19th Century. The striking Norway Building is a popular tourist attraction here. The Dahle family and its descendants have been striving to preserve the historic museum. The mid-summer’s event is a huge hit wherein one can relax on the green meadows and can bring along a picnic basket and blanket as well. Enticing tours are available and in particular they also arrange educational tours for school children.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this former public library and village hall is the home of the Sauk Prairie Area Historical Society. It contains historical displays, a museum office, gift shop, and an artifact storage area in the basement.
Previously home to the Stoughton Universalist Church, this beautiful Greek Revival building now operates as the Stoughton Historical Museum. The museum focuses to display the culture and history of this area through their exhibits. Open on Sundays, this quaint history museum can get you well acquainted with the times that have passed in Stoughton.
Gallery of fine art and hand-painted wood furniture.
Swiss chalet housing a collection of wood carvings, jewelry & china.