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MAY 30 – OCT 13


MAY 30 – OCT 13

Pendarvis is CLOSED Thursday, July 4, 2024

Thursday – Sunday
10 AM – 4 PM

Tour Times
10:30 AM | NOON | 1:30 PM | 3:00 PM

Can’t make the tour times?

Traverse our grounds at your own pace with a
grounds pass.


Adult (18-64): $12
Teen (13-17): $12
Senior (65+): $11
Child (5 – 12): $8
Child Under 5: Free
Grounds pass only (5+): $10

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


Black and white map of the trails on the grounds of Pendarvis, not a complete map.

Take to the trails to learn about the natural and historic landscape shaped by mining from our new interpretive panels! Open from sunrise to sunset every day.


Pendarvis is located in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. In Mineral Point, discover unique shops, galleries, and theaters on streets brimming with resident artists and entrepreneurs.

On-site vehicle parking is available for free at Pendarvis. There is ample street parking and a parking lot in the Merry Christmas Mine Hill area.

Group Tours

Travel Together Through Time and bring your group tour to the Wisconsin Historical Society’s sites and museums. Experience the worlds and wonders of Wisconsin’s past. Book your group tour today! Tours include private guide(s) that can be customized to meet the needs and interests of your group.


Guests look at Pendarvis books

Visit the Museum Store to take home some of the history of Wisconsin. You’ll find unique items that are sure to delight visitors of all ages, including books, home decor, jewelry, clothing, toys, and much more!

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!

Make Your Photos Timeless


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

Pendarvis is situated on a 4.5 acre hillside in the middle of Mineral Point. Many of the pathways are level but somewhat rugged with uneven ground and steps. The Pendarvis Visitor Center and Store is wheelchair accessible. Due to the nature of historic structures, access to the other buildings is limited. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring mobility assistance. Please call us at 608-987-2122 before your visit to make arrangements.
While no pets are allowed on the museum 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.
Pendarvis may occasionally photograph or video visitors for educational and promotional use. Attendance on premises constitutes implied consent for use of the visitors’ likeness in Pendarvis and Wisconsin Historical Society educational and promotional materials.