WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Plan Your Visit


PLAN YOUR VISIT

Daily guided tours of the Nelson Dewey Home, the State Agricultural Museum, and the 1901 Progressive Farmstead share the site’s history as well as the period of great change from about 1890 to 1910. Plan a minimum of two and a half hours to tour the entire site.

HOURS & DIRECTIONS

CURRENT HOURS

Closed for the season until May 26, 2018.

    GROUP TOURS

    Group tours are available May 1 through the first week of October. Reserve early to make sure you get the day you want. Actual days and times may be limited because of site-sponsored special events or other pre-scheduled activities.

    Please contact Stonefield at stonefield@wisconsinhistory.org or (608) 725-5210.

    • From Dubuque

      Head north on US-151 toward Dodgeville. At Dickeyville, exit onto US-61 north. At WI-133 take a left, heading west. At Cassville, turn left on CR-VV. Stonefield will be on your left, about one mile past Cassville, across from Nelson Dewey State Park.

    • From Madison

      Head south on US-151 toward Dodgeville. At Dickeyville, exit onto US-61 north. At WI-133 take a left, heading west. At Cassville, turn left on CR-VV. Stonefield will be on your left, about one mile past Cassville, across from Nelson Dewey State Park.

    • From Milwaukee

      Head west on I-94 toward Minneapolis. At Madison, take exit 4A (on left) and merge onto I-90/I-39 toward Janesville. Then take exit 142A and head west on the Beltline Hwy/US-12/US-18. At exit 258, turn left at the bottom of the ramp and head south on US-151 toward Dodgeville. At Dickeyville, exit onto US-61 north. At WI-133 take a left, heading west. At Cassville, turn left on CR-VV. Stonefield will be on your left, about one mile past Cassville, across from Nelson Dewey State Park.

    • From Minneapolis

      Head south on US-52 toward Rochester. Exit left onto I-90 east. This becomes US-14/US-61/I-90 for a short distance. Where I-90 veers toward LaCrosse, continue south US-14/US-61. Turn right onto WI-133 south. Turn right onto CR-VV. Stonefield will be on your left, about one mile past Cassville, across from Nelson Dewey State Park.

    • From Chicago

      Take I-90 west toward Rockford. Exit onto US-20 west. Turn right onto IL-35 north. Then take US-61/US-151 north. At Dickeyville, exit onto US-61 north. At WI-133 take a left, heading west. At Cassville, turn left on CR-VV. Stonefield will be on your left, about one mile past Cassville, across from Nelson Dewey State Park.

    • SEASONAL: May 26 - Oct. 19

      Open Thursday – Monday: 9:30 am – 4 pm
      Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

      Daily Tours:
      1901 Farmhouse (20 min): 10am and 1pm
      State Agricultural Museum (20 min): 10:30am and 1:30pm
      Nelson Dewey Home (45 min): 11am and 2pm

      All guided tours are included in the admission price. Visitors choose which tours to take and when. Access to the 1901 Farmhouse and Nelson Dewey Home are with a guided tour only. The State Agricultural Museum does not require a guided tour.

    ADMISSIONS

    Adults:$10
    Students/Seniors(65 & older): $9
    Children (5-17): $6
    Children(4 & under): FREE
    Wisconsin Historical Society Members: FREE

    We accept all forms

    Parking is FREE.

    ACCESSIBILITY

    Stonefield is located on 20 acres along the banks of the Mississippi River. Many pathways are level but somewhat rugged. Wheelchair access is available to the Visitor Center, State Agriculture Museum, and most other buildings.

    Due to the scale used in historic buildings, access to the Farmstead and the Nelson Dewey Home is limited. Reasonable accommodations can be made for individuals requiring mobility assistance. For more information regarding access to site buildings, grounds and programs please contact Stonefield at 608-725-5210.

    Pets must be attended and held on a short leash at all times. Restrict animals to outdoor areas and please pick up after them. 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.

    NEARBY HOTELS

    • Cassville

      Nestled between scenic bluffs and the Mississippi River, Cassville is surrounded by natural beauty. Take a ride on the Cassville Car Ferry, enjoy the wildlife, and perhaps get a glimpse of tundra swans or a Bald Eagle flying overhead.

      Across the street from Stonefield, Nelson Dewey State Park offers incredible hiking, camping, and picnic facilities. In addition, there are many other campgrounds, motels, cabins, restaurants and unique retail stores to compliment your visit to Stonefield. For more information please contact the Cassville Tourism Office.

    • In the Area

      Stonefield is proud to be one of many museums along the Mississippi River who to bring river history to life as an official Great River Road Interpretive Center.

      For more information on restaurants, hotels and other attractions near Stonefield, visit our sister site Travel Wisconsin. For information on bed & breakfast options in the area, visit the Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association.