The Fascinating Historical Collection Right Here In Wisconsin That No One’s Ever Heard Of

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is home to many fascinating and interesting things, but if you head up to the third floor of the East Wing of the Golda Meir Library, you’ll find an area that’s home to one of the most vast, interesting collections in the world. The American Geographical Society Library is home to more than 1 million maps, atlases and globes dating back hundreds of years. This massive and incredibly important collection is free and open to the public and you have to check it out.

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The American Geological Society Library is located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee on the 3rd floor of the East Wing of the Golda Meir Library. Learn more about the AGS Library and view their extensive digital collection online by visiting their website or keep up to date on events using their Facebook page.

The library is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm while school is in session. Hours change during breaks and over the summer, so check the libraries home page for more detailed information before you go.

Wisconsin is actually home to a number of amazing – and FREE – museums that you absolutely need to visit.