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Nice museum

This museum has a short movie about the local history and is full of history about Madeline... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Cherie P
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Pahrump, Nevada
August 2018

This local, but affiliated with Wisconsin Historical Society, museum is one to make sure to stop... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Reed S
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This museum does a great job showcasing the vast history of Madeline Island. Definitely watch the video presentation if you get a chance! Staff was super friendly and made great suggestions of other things to do in the area. Definitely recommend!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Lovely museum of local culture and history going back to the french explores and missionaries. Good context for visiting the island and the region. Well informed guides and docents.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jonwal
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a great way to learn about the history of the island--I recommend you start with their introductory film and then tour the museum. There was an exhibit about Pow-wows when I visited and, on the day I visited, some Ojibwe basket weavers were doing a demonstration and selling baskets-super cool! One of the best aspects of this museum was the young docent sitting in the cabin-like objects room who also answered questions and told tales of the island. A real living historian. Very, very nice!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank sazoram
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Friends and I took the ferry which cost $13.50 each to the island specifically to see this museum. It was supposed to be open, but was closed. We went in a couple of shops and asked about it and the response was that this is not an usual occurrence. I would suggest you call before making this trip to be sure they are really open - don't trust the brochure or online info.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nancy229
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The best part of Madeline for us. Good story telling, very informative staff with interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Deborah D
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