Blue Star Museum Initiative

Blue Star Initiative

The Wisconsin Historical Museum is a Blue Star Partner!

The Wisconsin Historical Society is proud to offer free general admission to active-duty military personnel and their families at all 12 of our historic sites and museums as a part of the Blue Star Museums Initiative.
Active-duty military personnel and up to five family members are welcome to visit our locations free of charge from Armed Forces Day (3rd Sat. of May) through Labor Day (1st Mon. of Sept.). Purchase tickets on site when you arrive to receive your discount. Please note that special events requiring advance registration are not included in this offer.
For a full list of museums offering free admission for military families, view the map .

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Members Get Free Admission!

Become a Wisconsin Historical Society member and visit all 12 of our historic sites for free! Membership pays for itself in as little as two visits and includes other great benefits like discounts and reciprocal benefits to more than 1,200 organizations.