Guests test some museum collections

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Closed for the Season

H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum is closed for the season. Thank you to our members and guests for your support during the 2021 season. We look forward to welcoming you back for the 2022 season. In the meantime, you can check out our Holiday events at Old World Wisconsin, Villa Louis, Wade House, the Wisconsin Historical Museum and more events with the society. Continue exploring Wisconsin history year-round at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.


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.