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H.H. Bennett Studio

215 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1504
+1 608-253-3523
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Great place to visit

We had already made plans (and were actually on our way to the Dells) when we saw they had just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan G
A photographers classic stop

Our Upper Dells Captain told us to stop here. We spent over an hour. There photo exhibit upstairs... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Bobby B
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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Visitors learn about the life and times of the 19th-century pioneering photographer H.H. Bennett at this historical learning center and museum.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had already made plans (and were actually on our way to the Dells) when we saw they had just switched to their fall hours. We called to see if there was anyway we could still come that day. As it was they were already...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Our Upper Dells Captain told us to stop here. We spent over an hour. There photo exhibit upstairs (yes elevator) of local photographers was amazing. While my wife and I have different/share tastes, we did purchase the mother bird 16 x 20 to bring home...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Travel thru history and time with old photographs of the area...also have option to do old time photograph of own group while there.

Thank 105dawnl
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a group of 40 seniors from the West Coast, and while the attraction was not for all, the history buffs were quite impressed with the history behind HH Bennett and his skills as a photographer. His photos where the reason behind the creation...More

Thank Ed W
HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi! We're so glad the history buffs appreciated it. We also try to make our group tours as engaging to as many visitors and interest levels as possible!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

The staff were very friendly and helpful. We found the displays informative and enjoyable. The museum not only provides information about early photography but also a great deal of information about how Wisconsin Dells came to be such a large destination today. H.H. Bennett recognized...More

Thank Fhobbit
HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi Fhobbit, we're so glad you had a nice time. Thank you for this excellent review! We're honored to be the highlight of your trip!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Excellent place to see dells and area history. Loved the pictures and how it was all presented. Nice to see something different in Wisconsin Dells.

Thank laura s
HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you Laura S!

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We've had 2 done with our family. What a hoot. Affordable prices $30/family pic one photo). Please launder the outfits more often though!More

Thank Jennifer S
HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi Jennifersiebe, thanks for the review but I think you're referring to our wonderful neighbors, Old Abe's Old Time Portraits. H. H. Bennett Studio is a historic photography studio and museum (but we think we're pretty fun too)! Hopefully you've visited us too, and if...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

Gives you a great view of the area before the dam went up and the technology used by the artist. He used ground breaking technology, some he invented, and an interest in photography is well rewarded.

Thank TravelHamOperator
HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi, thanks for the review! He did use some groundbreaking technology for the time, we're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a must see -- esp if you are interested in photography. The photos are magnificent and it gives you a good 'picture' of the Dells from before it became the 'Dells" Interesting to gain a knowledge of how photography progressed.

Thank Marcia B
HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed our images!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great rainy day activity--go early so you can hog the interactive exhibits. Some of the photos become repetitive throughout the museum; however, they are presented in various unique ways...as you enter you can 'walk' through the dells, as seen from a river boat, through antique...More

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HH_Bennett_Studio, Guest Relations Manager at H.H. Bennett Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi! Thanks for this excellent and thorough review! The photos featured in the museum itself do sometimes repeat but they're just so good we couldn't help ourselves! Some shots like "The Leap" are also iconic to us and the area. The historic studio is Bennett's...More

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Jean J
30 July 2017|
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Response from HH_Bennett_Studio | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in response Jean J! We are open throughout September, daily 10am-5pm with last entry to the museum at 4:30pm. We won't be limiting our hours until after the final weekend of October. We hope to see you... More
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