In 2002, Dodgeville opened its new Visitor Information Center. Now visitors to the community that’s at the heart of Iowa County and beautiful Southwest Wisconsin have a resource to help them learn more about the area.
Travelers can get brochures, maps and advice at the new Area Information Center located at 338 North Iowa Street, in Dodgeville. It shares space with the Chamber of Commerce and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week, May through October, and during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, November through April.
If you’re anticipating coming to the Dodgeville area, you can get tourist information in advance, by calling the Dodgeville Area Visitors Information Line at 608 935-5993 or the toll-free number at: 877 TO DODGE.
If you have internet access, you can visit the Dodgeville area website first at www.dodgeville.com. It’s a very complete source of community information for vacationers, prospective residents, and others. Information includes attractions, businesses, churches, government information about the Downtown Historic District and the area’s history.
Whether you’re visiting the Dodgeville area for the attractions, the shops, the Blues Fest, business, or considering relocating here…the Dodgeville Area Chamber of Commerce Visitors Information Center is here to help. E-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.dodgeville.com; Visitors Information Line: 608 935-5993 or toll-free 877 TO DODGE.
The lobby of the Dodgeville Visitors Center is the home of a new mural by local artist Alicia Rheal. The eight feet high by thirteen feet wide mural depicts historic and contemporary landmarks in Iowa County. All are depicted in a background of typical area scenery. The project was funded by a grant from Point of Beginnings Heritage area and private donations. Stop in during open hours and see if you can identify the various sites celebrated in this piece. For more information about Point of Beginnings and their loop tours go to www.pointofbeginnings.org.