Plan

Plan Your Visit


OPENING MAY 28!

The wait is almost over! Villa Louis will reopen for the season on May 28. We can’t wait to see you.
Click below to purchase tickets for the 2022 season.

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SUMMER 2022

MAY 28 – OCT 30

HOURS

MAY 28 – OCT 30

Wednesdays – Sundays
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

TOUR TIMES

10 AM | 11 AM | NOON | 1 PM | 2 PM | 3 PM | 4 PM

ADMISSION

General Admission (13-64): $15
Senior (65+): $13.50
Child (5 – 12): $8
Child Under 5: Free
*bluestar initiative

Wisconsin Historical Society members
receive free general admission and 10% off special experiences.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

Villa Louis is located in Prairie du Chien, a National Main Street Community just three miles above the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. It is the oldest European settlement on the Upper Mississippi.

On-site vehicle parking is available for FREE by the elevated Visitor Center across the street from the Villa Louis Mansion. Walk across the street to enter the Mansion.


GROUP TOURS

Details

Book your group tour today! Tours include private guide(s) that can be customized to meet the needs and interests of your group. Free onsite bus parking

Min guests: 10 | Max guests: 55

Please note we do not offer onsite dining. Reservations needed 2 weeks in advance.

Pricing

$13.50 per guest
*bluestar initiative

Tour operators/guides/drivers: FREE

Payment due on arrival.

For more information, or to book, contact us at samantha.matern@wisconsinhistory.org or call 608-326-2721.


SHOPPING

Guest browses photos in the Villa Louis store

Find a variety of unique, Victorian Era inspired gifts at the Villa Louis Museum store located in the elevated visitor center across the street from the Villa Louis Mansion.

Double discounts for members 

Wisconsin Historical Society members
who shop in-person at our sites and museums from June 1 – July 31 will receive 20% off, double the normal 10% member discount!  Join today.

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


ACCESSIBILITY & SAFETY

We care about your safety! Please make sure to stay home if you’re sick and follow these CDC guidelines when you visit us.

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.