Tasting History

Activate your taste buds at special food-themed weekends this summer. Enjoy sweet treats and savory snacks while creating your own culinary creations in our cozy historic kitchen.

Tasting History

Activate your taste buds at special food-themed weekends this summer. Enjoy sweet treats and savory snacks while creating your own culinary creations in our cozy historic kitchen.

Experience Historic Hospitality from the time of Horse-Drawn Carriages

Explore the horse-powered world that existed before planes, cars, and railroads. At Wade House, the golden era of carriages lives on, with historic structures and a state-of-the-art museum highlighting the wonder of travel.

Your journey also includes stunning nature trails and stops at the sawmill, blacksmith shop, and more. The state-of-the-art Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum includes interactive exhibits for all ages and is home to Wisconsin’s largest collection of carriages and wagons.

MORE TIME FOR FUN!

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.


MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Autumn Celebration Weekend

Sat Oct 15 – Sun Oct 16 | 10 AM – 5 PM

Breathe in the smell of the crisp fall leaves and celebrate the changing of the seasons at Wade House. Carve pumpkins and turnips, dip candles, and dye sheep’s wool. Play snap apple, listen to scary stories, and enjoy hot apple cider.

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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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The changing colors make for a beautiful wedding ceremony backdrop. FALL in love with Wade House and our venue options today! #wadehouseweddings ... See MoreSee Less

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The changing colors make for a beautiful wedding ceremony backdrop. FALL in love with Wade House and our venue options today! #wadehouseweddings

It's Trivia Tuesday!

There's a lot to see in the Wade House kitchens. We have a mix of old features, reproduction cooking ware, and even some modern touches here and there. That being said, what is it that Emily is holding? Put your answer in the comments below!
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Its Trivia Tuesday! 

Theres a lot to see in the Wade House kitchens. We have a mix of old features, reproduction cooking ware, and even some modern touches here and there. That being said, what is it that Emily is holding? Put your answer in the comments below!

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It's loaf sugar! 🙂

Something to start the wood stove up?

A sugar cone that is wrapped in paper to keep it dry.

Cone sugar

Fire starter !??

Sugar, it came wrapped in paper and you had to scrape it to get it loose.

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It's time for another Tasting History Weekend! This weekend's theme is all about smoked fish and sausage ... yum! Plan a visit to Wade House October 1st and 2nd to take part in this unique experience! The price of this event is included in general admission. Visit our website wadehouse.wisconsinhistory.org ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago
Its time for another Tasting History Weekend! This weekends theme is all about smoked fish and sausage ... yum! Plan a visit to Wade House October 1st and 2nd to take part in this unique experience! The price of this event is included in general admission. Visit our website wadehouse.wisconsinhistory.org

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