Wisconsin Genealogy Resources
Wisconsin Museums and Historical Sites
- Door County Museum - working
museum of a 19th century Appalachian farm.
- Friends of Beckman
Mill - dedicated to the preservation of rural heritage
through the authentic restoration of the functioning
water-powered grist mill.
Historic House Museums & Historic Structures
Historical Museum Guide for Wisconsin
Tainter Memorial - 1890's theatre constructed by a Unitarian
couple in remembrance of their daughter.
- Milton House Museum
- hexagonal stagecoach inn, stop on the Underground Railroad,
19th century exhibits, unique architecture, and more.
Architecture - features annotated color photos of
historically significant and interesting area buildings.
Mining Museums and Miners' Memorials for Wisconsin
- Mitchell Gallery
of Flight - preserves Milwaukee's and Wisconsin's aviation
National Register of Historic Places in Wisconsin
- Pabst Mansion -
offers guided tours.
Wisconsin Attractions: Museums - Guide to art, natural
history, local history, children children's, ethnic and theme
museums throughout Wisconsin.
Federation of Museums - Complete list of museums in
Historical Landmarks - offers a list of historical markers
throughout the state, organized by county.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Collections. The collections contain hundreds of thousands of objects and artifacts, only a sampling of which are ever on display at one time in the Museum. A number of specific collections are available here online: paintings, quilts, and children's clothing, as well as moccasins, samplers and dolls and more to come.
- Wisconsin Marine
Historical Society - conserves the Great Lakes Marine
Collection at the Milwaukee Public Library. 85,000 Great Lakes
vessel archival documents and artifacts.
- Wisconsin Museums and Museums
- Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Madison. Has a Research Center filled with genealogical materials from the Civil War to the present. Service records, letters and diaries, photographs, veterans census reports, oral history interviews, books, newsletters, veteran organizational records, and more are available to help you learn more about your military ancestors.