WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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Closed for 2020

Wade House is closed for the 2020 season.

Thank you for your continued support of our site when we were challenged by COVID-19 and had to adjust our programs. The patience and flexibility of our guests and supporters has been appreciated.

Events & Programs

Explore the events and programs offered at the other Wisconsin Historical Society’s historic sites and museums using the links below! All events and programs have limited capacity and require an advanced reservation.

Check each event listing for details on how to register over the phone.

Choose from All Historic Sites' Events

For Your Health and Safety

Advance registration is required for all programs – call today to reserve a spot.

Face masks are required for all guests and staff and are available onsite as needed.

Each location is fulfilling an increased daily cleaning and sanitation requirement.

Maintain 6 feet or more space between yourself, other guests, and staff.

Before you visit, make sure to read the 2020 health and safety policies for Wisconsin Historical Society members and guests.

Read Here

Site Protocols

At each program and event, the following protocols will be enforced:

  • Reservations are required to visit Wade House*
  • To protect your safety and ours, face MASKS ARE REQUIRED for all guests and staff at our historic sites and museums
  • Social distancing guidelines will be enforced at all historic sites and museums
  • All events and programs will have a limited capacity to ensure social distancing guidelines are properly followed, keeping the safety of employees and guests as the top priority
  • Disposable masks will be available onsite
  • All facilities will adhere to significantly increased daily cleaning and sanitation requirements and there will be cleaning stations in each building
  • Staff and guests who are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 are asked to stay at home
  • Each location will follow strict guest engagement protocols, including parking, food preparation, and the use of shared facilities such as a public restroom

*There will be some exceptions to the reservation requirement for in-person shopping. Click here to learn what stores are available for in-person shopping.

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