Is the Wisconsin Historical Society open?

Our hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, appointments are strongly recommended but not required. For information on exceptions to our hours (e.g. for holidays and private events) please review our Scheduled Closures.

How long does it take to go through Old World Wisconsin?

Exploring Old World Wisconsin: How long does a visit take? If it’s your first visit, we recommend you spend the full day. Most guests stay about 5 hours. This gives you time to explore the full 600 acres, have lunch, and not feel rushed.

Is the Wisconsin Historical Society a state agency?

About Wisconsin Historical Society It is both a state agency and a private membership organization. It receives about 60 percent of its funding from the state of Wisconsin, and the other 40 percent comes through fundraising, federal grants and earned revenues.

Is the Wisconsin Historical Society a nonprofit?

The Wisconsin Historical Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, receives grants and private contributions benefitting the Society and administers the membership program.

Where can you find the Wisconsin Genealogy Index?

Copies of these indexes are at the Wisconsin Historical Society, the area research centers, and the Family History Library. These are: Unedited Index to Registrations of Births, 1852–1907, arranged alphabetically by surname FHL Collection 6331478.

Are UW Madison libraries open to the public?

College Library 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Ebling Library 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Law Library 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Memorial Library 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

How much does it cost to get into Old World Wisconsin?

$16 for an adult
Old world Wisconsin is about a 550 acre site set in the Kettle Moraine forest. Admission price is $16 for an adult, $14 for a senior and $9 for a child. Plan on a visit of at least 4 hours.

How do I find an old obituary in Wisconsin?

Obituaries since 2002 can be searched through the Wisconsin State Journal website. They won’t contain any images that were posted with them, but the notice should be available in its entirety.

Are death certificates public record in Wisconsin?

Are Wisconsin Death Records Public Information? Yes. Death records in Wisconsin are generally presumed public documents and are therefore available to the public upon request.

What time do UW Madison buildings open?

Fridays—all users: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; engineering faculty, staff and students: 5 to 9 p.m. via Wiscard access. No occupants past 9 p.m. Saturdays—closed to public users. Open to engineering faculty, staff and students (closed on home football Saturdays) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. via Wiscard access.

Is the UW Madison Union open?

The UW Credit Union has a branch inside Union South that will re-open July 15, 2021.