WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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MADELINE ISLAND MUSEUM

Voyage Back In Time

Step off the Madeline Island Ferry and into the stories that made this island the enchanting place it is today. Make cultural connections from the Ojibwe to European fur traders and discover island life through exhibits that explore the communities that made the island home.
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"One amazing lighthouse lens from the Raspberry Island Lighthouse!"

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CALENDAR

Use our online calendar to see all the exciting events, activities, and programs happening at Madeline Island.
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Interpreter cooks food within the stockade

Explore Madeline Island Museum

Ojibwa Lodge


ABOUT US

Learn how Leo and Bella Capser preserved the island’s history.
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SPECIAL EXHIBITS

Discover the evolution and multitude of uses for birch bark in the new exhibit: “Wiigwaazii” at the Madeline Island Museum.
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PERMANENT COLLECTION

Explore a vast collection of artifacts that share the stories of the island and the people.
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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Begin planning your trip today! Tickets, Hours, Directions and more.
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