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Milton House Museum

Intersection of Highways 26 and 59, Milton, WI
+1 608-868-7772
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Wonderful Tour

My friend and I were the only ones there and had a private tour. That was a bonus. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
maisoui_27
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Streamwood, Illinois
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Milton Goodrich House tour

The Milton Goodrich house doesn't look like much from the outside, but it is well worth your time... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
dmkrusito
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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Intersection of Highways 26 and 59, Milton, WI
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were the only ones there and had a private tour. That was a bonus. Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. The story of Milton is fascinating and I was most impressed this little town has preserved their history and have...More

Thank maisoui_27
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Milton Goodrich house doesn't look like much from the outside, but it is well worth your time, if you like history. The docents are very engaging, & knowledgeable about the Goodrich family, and all they did to help the town of Milton, and the...More

Thank dmkrusito
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

What a special place to learn about the underground railway in a remote area of Wisconsin still preserved. Amazing artifacts from the 1850 time frame. We had a great docent that took a special interest in showing us and explaining about the house as well...More

Thank dbeaum1222
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Every August, we try to attend the Arts and Crafts on the Lawn and stop into the the museum. The event is adjacent to the museum, which draws a crowd during the one day event, and there are other things to do and visit in...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I was trying to simply find something inexpensive and "different" to with my best friend. So I found the Groupon for Milton House. I have to say the tour was amazing!!! To be able to hear such an interesting story from start to finish was...More

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Visited and took the tour. We were the only ones there for a tour, so we had a private tour. We had a great tour guide that took us through the tour of the site. Our quide was great source of information on the history...More

Thank Curt S
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had never heard of this before, since we don't live in the area. But, when a Groupon became available, we decided to go, and are glad we did. The tour was very informative about the history of the house and the family who originally...More

1  Thank Sherry C
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Arrived about the time they were opening for the day. The lady at the desk donned gloves and asked us not to touch anything..only she could...and no pictures. She talked to us and led us around the old hotel and underground station for the escaping...More

1  Thank catstheword
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is an historic building like many others I have toured. Plenty of old artifacts and a very knowledgeable guide added to our positive experience. The huge separating factor with this tour is that it is documented to have been a stop on the Underground...More

2  Thank Kelbel29
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was built along the train tracks, built in 1837. It was and still is the only surviving house constructed of concrete from that era. The octagon shape of the house is still standing! Great history to be told here. this house also had another...More

2  Thank pat c
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