Guests test some museum collections

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Closed for the Season

H.H. Bennett Studio is closed for general admission this season. Thank you to our members and guests for your support during the 2021 season. We look forward to welcoming you back in May for the 2022 season. In the meantime, continue exploring Wisconsin history year-round at Wade House, the Wisconsin Historical Museum and through other Historical Society Events.

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Digital photograph showing the difference between a tintype and the posed person at the time.

Step back in time and experience the historic photography studio like never before! Have your portrait “struck” using the same wet plate photography method used by H.H. Bennett, in the same studio, over 100 years ago. Learn about this type of photography all while the authentic historic lens captures your one-of-a-kind image that will last a lifetime.

Explore Tintypes


a woman looks through a series of prints in a gift shop

The H.H. Bennett Studio Store features original handmade Bennett prints, unique photography items, books, souvenirs, and 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!



The H.H. Bennett Studio is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair. Visitors with limited mobility may be dropped off and picked up directly in front of the H.H. Bennett Studio on Broadway.

No pets are allowed in the H.H. Bennett Studio. Service animals are permitted for persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

No guns, knives, or weapons allowed on the premises.