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Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Winter Experience

Villa Louis is closed for the season. Thank you to our members and guests for your support during the 2021 season. We look forward to welcoming you back for the 2022 season. In the meantime,
save the date for Home for the Holidays on Dec. 3, 4, 10, & 11. See details below.

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A table set for Christmas dinner in a wealthy Victorian household. Red taper candles, holiday greenery, and festive fruit filled center piece sit at the middle, surrounded by plates filled with delicacies.

Victorian Home for the Holidays

Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11 | 1 – 7 PM

An afternoon at the Villa Louis Mansion will showcase the traditions and customs of Christmas and wintertime in the Dousman household. See the home decorated for a Victorian Christmas celebration and enjoy the sounds of holiday music at the Steinway grand piano and the smells and tastes of holiday treats in the historic kitchen!

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Guest browses photos in the Villa Louis store

Find a variety of unique, Victorian Era inspired gifts at the Villa Louis Museum store.

Enjoy 10 percent off store items as a Wisconsin Historical Society member.

Many of the items we sell in store are available online. Explore the gifts and books that are for sale!



Villa Louis is located on 25 acres of parkland along the Mississippi River. Wheelchair access is available to the Fur Trade Museum and restrooms, the first floor of the Villa Louis mansion, and the restrooms located near the mansion.

For more information regarding access to buildings, grounds and programs, please contact Villa Louis at 608-326-2721.

No pets are allowed on the grounds. Service animals are permitted for persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

No guns, knives, or weapons allowed on premises.