Shrewsbury-Windle House

Shrewsbury-Windle House

301 W. First St., Madison

Newly rehabilitated and award-winning. Built in 1846-1849 for Captain Charles L. Shrewsbury, his wife Ellen and their children. Designed by Francis Costigan Indiana’s most celebrated pre-Civil War architect and master builder.  One of the most important historic homes in the US. Designated a National Historic Landmark (NHL) in 1994 by the US Secretary of the Interior – one of only 2,500 in the US.  Owned and operated by Historic Madison, Inc.

Thru April 2023: Monday and Friday Tours at 1:00PM – no reservation required.

May thru June 2023: Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays – 1:30 p.m. tours – no reservation required.
*Call 812-265-2967 to schedule tours outside of the set tour hours. 48 hour advance required; no guaranteed tour.
*The Shrewsbury-Windle House will be closed on June 9th and 10th and not available for tours.

Visit Historic Madison, Inc.’s website for tour schedule for this site.

Admission charged $10 per person.
For current tour information contact: or
Or call 812-265-2967 weekdays.

For groups of 10 or more, museums are open year round. Minimum 2 week advance registration required.

**Occasionally this site will not be open to the public during selected tour hours to accommodate pre-scheduled group tours. Please call ahead.

Contact Information
Phone: (812) 265-2967