Independence Day traditionally marks the beginning of the summer season on Madeline Island. The whole community celebrates with a festive parade through La Pointe, ending with a patriotic program on the museum green.
Madeline Island Museum
226 Col. Woods Ave
La Pointe, WI 54850-0009
The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.