New to Madison? Planning a family, class or other reunion? Want to show off Madison to out-of-town guests or new or potential hires? Consider scheduling a private historic architecture walking tour with Madison Trust.
Dates: Private tours are conducted within our tour season, Maythrough September.
Reservations: Reservation are required. We ask that you contact us at least two weeks ahead of your preferred tour date so we can make sure a volunteer docent is available.
Tour choices: You may choose from any of the below tours, even if they are not part of our seasonal schedule this year.
Cost: $20.00 each for 1-10 guests, $15.00 each for 11 or more guests. Tickets can be prepaid or paid on the tour. If you pay on the tour, we only accept cash or check.
Cancellations: To cancel, please contact us at least 24 hours prior to your tour.
Weather: We will be there rain or shine!
What to wear: Dress for the weather in comfortable shoes, as tours require standing and walking for up to 90 minutes.
Bascom Hill tour
East isthmus Bike Tour
King Street tour
Where Madison First Happened
Machinery Row Tour
Threshers, Tractors, Trains & Traveling Salesmen
Mansion Hill east tour
Lifestyles of the Rich and (Once) Famous
Mansion hill west tour
Meet Movers & Shakers
Maple Bluff Cambridge rd tour
Lakeside Architectural Gems
Marquette Bungalows tour
What’s a Jerkinhead?
One of Madison’s first suburbs
Orton Park tour
Distinctive Architecture & Stately Oaks
State Street tour
That Great Street
Sunset Hills tour
Mad Mid Mod
Third Lake Ridge tour
Brewers & Burghers
University Heights tour
UW Ag Campus tour
Birthplace of the Wisconsin Idea
From Farmland to Frank Lloyd Wright