Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin
Circus World in Baraboo will delight audiences of all ages with the amazing acrobats of Circus China, Elephant Encounters, a magic show, KidsWorld Circus, Doodles the clown, tours of historic Ringlingville, and much, much more.
H.H. Bennett Studio & History Center in Wisconsin Dells tells the story of the man who made the Wisconsin Dells famous by marketing his magnificent landscape photos of the rugged dells of the Wisconsin River from coast to coast.
Old World Wisconsin - Eagle, Wisconsin
Old World Wisconsin, just south of Eagle in Waukesha County, re-creates history before your kids' eyes by letting them take part in pioneer chores, games and other entertaining activities that make exploring Wisconsin's past both fun and educational (offer not valid at Old World Wisconsin during Laura Ingalls Wilder Day, Friday, Aug. 4).
Madeline Island Historical Museum, in La Pointe, documents more than three centuries of Wisconsin history - from the island's days as the Ojibwe people's spiritual homeland, through the advent of European exploration and the fur trade, and the arrival of summer cottagers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Wade House in Greenbush, Wisconsin
Wade House in Greenbush, midway between Fond du Lac and Sheboygan, interprets life on the Civil War home front during the 1860s (offer not valid at Wade House during its annual Wild West Show, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26-27).
Pendarvis in Mineral Point, with its quaint stone-and-log Cornish cottages, recalls the lead-mining boom of the 1840s, when immigrant miners from Cornwall flocked to the region, forever imprinting their Old World culture on the Wisconsin landscape.
Villa Louis in Prairie du Chein, Wisconsin
Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien takes you back to the world of Victorian America through its elegantly appointed and authentically restored rooms that look just as they did during the mansion's heyday in the 1890s.
Stonefield, just north of Cassville, comprises a re-created 1900s rural farming village, a 1900 farmstead, and the Wisconsin Agricultural Museum, documenting Wisconsin agricultural history from Native American farming to the 20th century.
First Capitol in Belmont, the birthplace of Wisconsin territorial government, always offers free admission for children and adults alike.
So make the most of summer while the long, sunny days last. Pack up the kids and give them a fun-filled historical adventure they will always remember - at Wisconsin's historic sites. See you Around Wisconsin!
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