An estimated 20,000 visitors a year pass through the doors of the Residence for receptions, dinners, meetings, and public tours.
Docent-led tours of the Wisconsin Governor’s Residence are offered in the summer. The guided tours will last approximately 20 to 30 minutes and will include a historical account of the rooms on the first floor of the Residence. Visitors will also have the opportunity to walk the grounds to view the stunning gardens and beautiful Lake Mendota.
Self-led Holiday tours are offered during the holidays.
There is no charge for admission. Groups of 20 or more are required to make a reservation by calling (608) 246-5501.
The Executive Residence is located at 99 Cambridge Road on Madison’s northeast side of the Village of Maple Bluff. The Residence is handicapped accessible. Parking is available on the street.
Guided tours of the Executive Residence are a total volunteer effort. Our knowledgeable group of 30+ docents is extremely dedicated with many having volunteered under numerous administrations.