Plan Your Visit
MAY 28 – OCT. 22
MAY 28 – JUL. 3
10 AM – 4 PM
JUL. 4 – SEP. 4
10 AM – 5 PM
(Closed for Labor Day on Sept. 5)
SEP. 7 – OCT. 22
WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY
10 AM – 4 PM
Research is by appointment only. Please call 715-747-2415 in advance to prearrange your appointment.
PARKING & DIRECTIONS
To tour Madeline Island Museum, visitors travel by ferry via the Madeline Island Ferry Line. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis for the 25 minute ferry which leaves from Bayfield Terminal, 20 Washington Avenue, Bayfield, WI 54814. For more information about the schedule and price explore the Madeline Island Ferry Website.
The Museum is located only a block from the La Pointe Ferry Terminal along Colonel Woods Ave. On-site vehicle parking is available for FREE at Madeline Island Museum.
See below for any concerns about the accessibility of accessing Madeline Island Museum.
Book your group tour today! Tours include an introductory video, private guide(s) that can be customized to meet the needs and interests of your group, and a Q&A session.
Min: 10 | Max: 55
Groups travel to the museum on the Madeline Island Ferry Line.
Please note tours are only available from 9:15am – 2:30pm and we do not offer onsite dining. Reservations needed 2 weeks in advance.
$6.00 per guest
Tour operators/guides/drivers: FREE
Payment through Madeline Island Ferry Line.
For more information, or to book, visit madferry.com.
Visit the Museum Store to take home some of the history of Wisconsin. You’ll find unique items that are sure to delight visitors of all ages, including books, home decor, jewelry, clothing, toys, and much more!
Enjoy 10 percent off store items as a Wisconsin Historical Society member.
Many of the items we sell in store are available online. Explore the gifts and books that are for sale!
ACCESSIBILITY & SAFETY
We care about your safety! Please make sure to stay home if you’re sick and follow these CDC guidelines when you visit us.
- Updated accessible ramps
- Accessible door actuators
- New people-friendly lift to the downstairs offices
- Accessible door hardware throughout the museum
- New Sidewalks in the stockade yard