WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Leap Back in Time

Civil War soldier. Inventor. Acclaimed Photographer. Make the leap and visit the museum and studio of H.H. Bennett, the man who made the Dells famous!
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"A gem hidden in plain site."

TRIPADVISOR REVIEW

CALENDAR

Use our online calendar to see all the exciting events, activities, and programs happening at H.H. Bennett Studio.
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Guests View the Take the Leap Exhibit

DAILY EXPERIENCE


BENNETT’S PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

Look through a historic camera to see how the Bennett family photographed portraits.
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HISTORIC STORE FRONT

Step back to 1875 and experience where H. H. Bennett and his family ran their photography business and sold various merchandise.
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SPECIAL EXHIBITION

“George H. Houghton: Civil War Cameraman Exhibition” will showcase many of Houghton’s Civil War Images while delving deep into what photography and a soldier’s life was like during that time period.
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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Begin planning your trip today! Tickets, Hours, Directions and more.
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