OPENING MAY 28 – BOOK YOUR
GROUP TOUR TICKETS TODAY!

The wait is almost over! First Capitol will reopen for the season on May 28. We can’t wait to see you. Click below to plan your group tour for the 2022 season.

OPENING MAY 28 – BOOK YOUR
GROUP TOUR TICKETS TODAY!

The wait is almost over! First Capitol will reopen for the season on May 28. We can’t wait to see you. Click below to plan your group tour for the 2022 season.

Discover the Birthplace of Wisconsin Government 

Before Madison became Wisconsin’s capital, the first territorial Explore the site of Wisconsin’s first capitol, where for just 47 days representatives met to lay the foundation for our state’s government. Madison has long been Wisconsin’s capital city, but the first 40 laws were made 50 miles southwest in Belmont. At First Capitol, you’ll immerse yourself in the world of these founders, walking through the buildings and rooms where these important decisions were made.

Best Deal in History!

Becoming a member is the best way to explore Wisconsin history. Members get free admission to our historic sites and discounts on special events!