1702 North Humboldt Avenue Milwaukee, WI +1 414 271 6577
St. Hedwig Roman Catholic church is testament to the city's large Polish population. In fact, Saint Hedwig, also known as Jadwiga of Poland, was a queen and saint of Poland. St. Hedwig features several different architectural styles such as Romanesque and Gothic, and it was designed by local architect Henry Messmer.
Brady Street Milwaukee, WI +1 414 273 7222(Tourist Information)/+1 800 554 1448(Toll Free)
Brady Street is one of the city's most lively streets thanks to numerous bars, restaurants, and shops. These nine blocks are popular among a young, hip crowd as well as families. The restaurants features various cuisines including Mexican, American, Italian and Mediterranean. Shoppers will be delighted to find many cute boutiques, most of which specialize in vintage gifts and clothing. For great vintage treasures, stop in Dragonfly and to snack on some Greek favorites, try Apollo Cafe.
900 North Plankinton Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53202 +1 414 257 6100
Pere Marquette is a beautiful, 1.9-acre park with a slightly-European feel located in downtown Milwaukee. In fact, it is located right on the Milwaukee River which, understandably, adds to its charm. During the summer months, this park is home sunbathers and picnickers, and it also plays host to the River Rhythms concert series. On Friday nights in August, don't miss the open-air cinema. During the winter it is the site of the Holiday Lights Festival.
814 West Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53233 +1 414 286 3000
The central branch of the Milwaukee Public Library is a beautiful, ornate building located in downtown Milwaukee. The library has fairly extensive hours, so there is plenty of time for members to appreciate the rooms and rooms of publications. The library also has a special section devoted to children's literature, and the library even organizes summer camps. It's the perfect way to spark your child's interest in reading. There are also computer classes, and used book sales.
740 N. Plankinton Avenue Milwaukee, WI +1 414 276 3030
The Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery is actually part of a chain, but the Milwaukee location is quite possibly the best thanks to its perfect location right on the Riverwalk. Rock Bottom has won several awards, and keeps customers satisfied with great service, and fresh, hand-crafted beers. The brews are definitely important--it is Milwaukee after all! A few of the favorites are the Badger Stripe Ale, the Rotating Dark and the White Tail Pale Ale.
740 N Plankinton Avenue # 1 Milwaukee, WI +1 608 266 2621
The Milwaukee River is 75 miles long and literally cuts the city in half. Both sides of the river are home to residential neighborhoods as well commercial areas, and the river itself offers lovely views form both sides as well as sightseeing cruises and even a boat cruise of the local breweries. The Riverwalk/a>, a stretch of restaurants and cafes along the river, is an enjoyable place to spend the day.
800 West Wells Street Milwaukee, WI 53233 +1 414 278 2702/+1 888 700 9069
The Milwaukee Public Museum is a huge complex devoted to natural history and anthropology. It also houses an IMAX theater and Planetarium. The museum, which originally opened in 1882, houses over six million specimens and spans three floors. The exhibits cover all seven continents and trace the origins of early civilizations. The sections devoted to the dinosaurs, to Native American history and to the history of Milwaukee are especially interesting. Children and adults will both be delighted to find a room full of live butterflies!
1025 North Broadway Milwaukee, WI 53202 +1 414 277 2300
The Grohmann Museum, located on the campus of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, is one of a kind. Opened in 2007, this museum features a comprehensive collection of art tracing the evolution of men and women at work. The museum boasts three floors and a roof-top sculpture garden. The museum was named for Dr. Eckhart Grohmann, an avid collector who donated most of the museum's content. This unique museum should be a must on any Milwaukee visitor's list.
2401 West Wisconsin Avenue The Rave Eagles Club Milwaukee, WI 53233 +1 414 342 7283
Just as The Rave Eagles Club, The Eagles Ballroom housed within it promises premium quality entertainment. This elegantly decorated ballroom encompasses an expansive 25,000 square feet of space with wooden dance floor, banquet tables and a well-stocked bar. The venue also provides a lavish fare with their in-house catering service. This versatile accommodates every event, from concerts and large-scale social events to private parties and weddings. And their exceptional hospitality assures that every guest has a great time here. To know the schedule of the events being hosted here, check the website.
1145 West Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53233 +1 414 288 7101
The Church of the Gesu is a Catholic Jesuit church located on the campus of Marquette University. This astonishing church is actually over a century old--it was built back in the 1890s. Gesu is the Italian name for Jesus. This name was chosen to honor the Church of Gesu in Rome, the burial place of St. Ignatius Loyal, the founder of the Jesuit Society. This church, like many in Milwaukee, earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places, and in 1975 is was designated a Milwaukee landmark.
St. Hedwig Roman Catholic church is testament to the city's
large Polish population. In fact, Saint Hedwig, also known as Jadwiga of Poland, was a queen and saint of Poland. St. Hedwig features several different architectural styles such as ...
Opened in 2008, the Iron Horse Hotel is an upscale
boutique hotel that features 100 loft style guest rooms and state of the art amenities. There is also a fitness center and spa, and business facilities are available upon ...
The central branch of the Milwaukee Public Library is a
beautiful, ornate building located in downtown Milwaukee. The library has fairly extensive hours, so there is plenty of time for members to appreciate the rooms and rooms of publications. ...