Wisconsin Historical Library Hours


  • When a holiday falls on a Friday or Monday, the Wisconsin Historical Society building usually is closed that Saturday, too.
  • Regular Library Hours

    • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Access to the stacks and Microforms Room ends 30 minutes before closing time.

    Regular Library hours apply when the University of Wisconsin-Madison is in session.

  • Library Hours during University of Wisconsin-Madison Intersession

    • Monday through Saturday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Regular Archives Hours

    • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

To see our full schedule, including days we are closed, go to our full calendar.