WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Guests take a look throughout the Villa Louis kitchen

Featured Programs

Featured Programs

Breakfast in a Victorian Kitchen

Step into a working Victorian kitchen and bring your appetite! These hands-on cooking workshops for adults takes participants on a culinary tour of the late 19th century through the preparation and consumption of a Victorian breakfast.

Interpreter shows guests how to prepare a traditional meal at the Villa Louis

Annual Villa Louis Carriage Classic

Come see the Midwest’s most elegant and lavishly-appointed equine sport driving event! Some of the region’s finest horses and over 100 new and restored carriages compete in a variety of arena and cross-country events.

Woman rides in a large carriage led by a couple of horses.

War of 1812 in Wisconsin

Visit a historic encampment and battle re-enactment on Wisconsin's only War of 1812 battlefield, now the west lawn of the Villa Louis estate.

British soldiers march in line to re-enact the battle of Prairie du Chien.