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In-person research at Wisconsin Historical Society : Home


This guide orients National History Day student researchers to the Wisconsin Historical Society's library & archives. Click through the pages here to prepare for your in-person visit to the Historical Society. Students are welcome anytime during our regular open hours. 

Library Hours
M-Th: 8am-7pm
F: 8am-5pm
S: 9am-4pm

Archives Hours
M-F: 8am-5pm
S: 9am-4pm

Check scheduled closures here

Research Visit Prep Worksheet

Click the link below and make a copy of the document to prepare for a research trip to WHS library & archives.

Contact us

Call us! Really! Calling a librarian or archivist can be a big help as you prepare for a research visit. 

Library: 608-264-6535
Archives: 608-264-6560

Not sure which you need? No worries, just choose one and we'll transfer to the best person to answer your question if needed.

Research from Home

Find resource suggestions you can access from home or anywhere here:

National History Day Research Portal