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.
225 East Michigan Street Milwaukee, WI +1 414 273 3950
The Mackie Building is a historic building located in downtown Milwaukee. In 1973 it earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1879 and is considered a Victorian landmark. It was once the world's largest grain exchange. Thanks to its beautiful design, the grain exchange room inside the building is often used for banquets and receptions. The Mackie Building is right next to the Mitchell Building, another Milwaukee landmark. The phone number indicated is that of the Milwaukee Visitor's Bureau.
101 West Michigan Street Milwaukee, WI 53203 +1 414 294 9450
The Milwaukee Boat Line gives passengers the opportunity to experience the majesty of both the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan. The company offers sightseeing cruises, happy hour cruises, concert cruises, historical tours, and even special events. The historical tours and sightseeing cruises take place most days, but the concert cruises only take place on weekends. The cruises usually run 90 minutes. Be sure to call ahead to verify dates and times and to book your spot in advance. Discounted group rates are available. Bon voyage!
208 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 +1 414 847 3290
Opened in 2000, the Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design is named in honor of William F. Eisner, a Milwaukee native who, at age 33, opened a local advertising agency, and who subsequently went on to make many significant contributions to the field of advertising.The Eisner aims to be both interactive and educational. It's focus is on the history of advertising and its impact on society. Exhibits change regularly so be sure to check the website to see what is going to be featured at the time of your visit. Past exhibits have included "50 Years of Presidential Commercials" and "The Shopping Bag."
3000 West Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53208 +1 414 933 4700
Located in the Avenues West area of the city, the Tripoli Shrine Temple is one of Milwaukee's most interesting landmarks. This beautiful structure is actually an architectural replica of the Taj Mahal. In 1928 it earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Today it is home to the Milwaukee Shriners. The Shriners, or Shrine Masons, are an international fraternity belonging to the "Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine." The Tripoli Shrine Temple is a popular venue for wedding receptions, banquets and other private events.
1872 Commerce Street Milwaukee, WI 53212 +1 414 372 8800
Founded in 1987 by brothers Russ and Jim Klisch, Lakefront brewery is a microbrewery located in Milwaukee. The brewery is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Lakefront brews ales, lagers, seasonal beers, root beer and even a special gluten-free beer for which it has garnered much attention. The brewery offers tours on the weekend as well as a Friday night fish fry, a Milwaukee tradition.
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.
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.
Cedarburg Performing Arts Center is an event venue that hosts variety of events and shows throughout the year. It encourages artists to go beyond the usual routine of acts and present unique and innovative ideas to the audience. Concerts, drama, comedy shows and other entertaining acts are a regular feature at this arts center. For more details, check website.
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.
The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory is a huge expanse of
lush green land that includes three domes built on the lines of a beehive that are connected to each other by a central lobby. Each of these domes boast ...
As one would expect from the Hilton name, the Hilton
Milwaukee City Center offers first rate services and amenities in a convenient, central location. All 730 rooms offer all the luxuries one would desire, and the staff is there ...
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 ...