Permanent Exhibits

In the galleries visitors will connect with history from the Civil War to present day through the stories of Wisconsin veterans.

On View Now

Exhibits in this space are on view for a period of one to two years and focus in-depth on subjects of interest in Wisconsin veteran history.

Coming Soon:
Souvenirs of Service: The Things They Kept
Opening November 2021

Fur, Feathers and Fidelity: Military Mascots – Traveling Exhibit

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s Marching Across the State, Fur, Feathers and Fidelity: Military Mascots traveling exhibit features Mascots and their important service in the military. Whether a lion, a monkey, or a dog, military mascots are a source of pride and morale for troops...

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Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat – Traveling Exhibit

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s Marching Across the State, Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat traveling exhibit features the almost 75% of military work that is considered non-combat...

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Wisconsin Remembers: A Face For Every Name – Traveling Exhibit

Wisconsin Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Television, and the Wisconsin Veterans Museum are proud to introduce Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name as part of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum's Traveling Exhibit Program...

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WWI Beyond the Trenches: Stories from the Front – Traveling Exhibit

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s WWI Beyond the Trenches: Stories from the Front traveling exhibit marks the centennial of the First World War. Over 122,000 Wisconsin men and women served on land, sea, and in the air during World War I...

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I Am Not Invisible (IANI) - Traveling Exhibit

The I Am Not Invisible (IANI) awareness campaign began as a program featuring twenty photographs of Oregon women who were military veterans. Now a nationwide program, the IANI campaign strives to increase awareness and generate dialogue about the role of women veterans...

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SANTOS ZINGALE: ARTIST TURNED SAILOR – FINE ART TRAVELING EXHIBIT

This fine art traveling exhibit features thirteen original sketches completed by Santos Zingale while he was on board the USS Bremerton during WWII. Zingale provides an intimate view of daily life on the ship, including moments of rest and relaxation. This exhibit of framed charcoal sketches is suitable for professionally-staffed museums and galleries.

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WATERCOLORS OF CORPORAL JOHN GADDIS: DOCUMENTING THE CIVIL WAR – FINE ART TRAVELING EXHIBIT

While serving with the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, John Gaddis painted scenes from Wisconsin, Camp Randall, Kansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. This exhibit of fourteen framed watercolors is suitable for professionally-staffed museums and galleries.

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