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Visit This Fall

Learn more about Madeline Island history! Experience the people, places, cultures, and moments that came together to tell the island’s story.

Visit This Fall

Learn more about Madeline Island history! Experience the people, places, cultures, and moments that came together to tell the island’s story.

Lake Superior Stories that Continue Today!

A visit to the Madeline Island Museum is an adventure through time, exploring the stories of the diverse peoples and cultures that have called the island home. Your immersive journey traverses four historic structures that combine to form the heart of this modern museum featuring fascinating artifacts and engaging exhibits telling Ojibwe, French, British, and American stories.

In 2022, our temporary exhibitions share stories of Ojibwe culture and persistence through contemporary artwork, including Meeting Nanabozho: Works by Rabbett Before Horses Strickland, and Oshki-Anishinaabeg: Telling Our Stories with Manidoominensag.

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Planning your visit is easier than ever with advance online ticketing. Purchase your tickets today and make more time for fun on your next adventure.


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Meeting Nanabozhoo

Works by Rabbett Before Horses Strickland

This engaging exhibit open through Oct 22 features new works by the internationally recognized Ojibwe artist. It will also incorporate some of the artists’ older work and loans from private collections in conjunction with artifacts from the museum’s collections.

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Becoming a member is the best way to explore Wisconsin history. Members get free admission to our historic sites and discounts on special events!


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Discover the magic that has drawn people to Madeline Island's legendary shores for centuries. Located in the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior, WI

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The Urban Sketch Artist class from Madeline Island School of the arts captured our artifacts and architecture in a new way during their time at The Madeline Island Museum! ... See MoreSee Less

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