700 North Art Museum Drive Milwaukee, WI +1 414 224 3200
The Milwaukee Art museum has four floors and over 40 galleries presenting European and American artwork dating from the 15th to the 20th Century. The museum also host temporary exhibits. The works of art include paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, folk art, prints, and decorative art. Particularly impressive are the museum's collections of American decorative arts, German Expressionists works, Haitian art, folk art, and post-1960 American art. The museum also boasts a large collection of works by Georgia O'Keeffe, a Wisconsin native. This museum should be stop on any visitor's list.
929 East Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI +1 414 390 5437
The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is a great way for families to spend the day together. The museum features both permanent and temporary exhibits. Divided into four galleries, visitors will find various exhibits exploring how the human body work, gravity, and the sun and even locomotives. There is also a section where younger children can create a piece of art and a section where older children can "trade places" with adults to learn more about their community and commerce. This museum is guaranteed fun for the whole family.
Lake Michigan Milwaukee, WI +1 608 266 2621(Tourist Information)
Lake Michigan is one of the country's five great lakes. Lake Michigan can be enjoyed on the shores of Milwaukee. This beautiful lake offers many nautical activities such as sailing, and water-skiing. On a pretty day, the lake seems to go on forever. A great place to appreciate the lake is along Milwaukee's Lakefront area where visitor's will find Discovery World, Milwaukee's exciting science and technology museum.
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.
400 Canal Street Milwaukee, WI 53201 +1 877 436 8738
The state-of-the-art Harley-Davidson Museum is heaven for motorcycle enthusiasts. The museum spans two floors and multiple room and traces the company's history from the creation of the first bike to the empire it is today. The rooms include historical facts, details on the evolution of motorcycle engines and the history of female riders. There are also many restored bikes on display as well as customized bikes. There is even a section featuring Harley Davidson's presence in film and TV. The museum is highly enjoyable, even for those who are not necessarily interested in motorcycles. There is also a gift shop and cafe.
1032 North Fourth Street Milwaukee, WI 53203 +1 414 286 3205
This majestic hall is home to some of the most eclectic events Milwaukee has ever witnessed. Attend a host of dance shows, music events and live performances at this elegant venue that attracts hordes of culture aficionados. The exotic charm of its interiors is sure to make you want to come back time and again! Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
500 North Harbor Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202 +1 414 765 9966
Discovery World, located at Pier Wisconsin overlooking the lovely Lake Michigan, is a 120,000-square foot facility covering science and technology and even featuring both a saltwater and freshwater aquarium. This diverse museum takes an in depth look at the world of modern technology and even dives under the sea to explore marine life and ecosystems. Discovery World appeals to both adults and children.
10001 West Blue Mound Road Milwaukee, WI 53226 +1 414 256 5412/+1 414 771 3040
This zoo is a prominent attraction in Wisconsin, and has a range of all kind of birds and animals. Over 300 species have found their dwelling in this tranquil, lush green setting. The zoo has been actively involved in preservation of wildlife with a special emphasis on endangered species. The dedicated staff of the zoo deserves appreciation for the high quality maintenance of the place. There is a range of entertaining activities and fun rides for the visitors. A visit to Milwaukee County Zoo will be definitely a fun outing. Open hours vary seasonally.
4000 West State Street Milwaukee, WI 53208 +1 414 931 2337
Located in Miller Valley, a world all its own, the MillerCoors Brewery spans several blocks, has over 800 employees and is quite a sight. Tours of the facilities are offered throughout the day, and reservations are not necessary, but make sure it arrive early in order to get the the time of your choice. The tour is concluded by a beer tasting in the Bavarian-style Miller Inn. The gift shop and visitor's center stay open past the last tour departure, so even if you miss out on a tour, you can still pick up a souvenir.
Wauwatosa Rotary Performance Pavilion is a recent addition to Wauwatosa's entertainment zone. This pavilion hosts variety of events including concerts, community functions, art festivals and so forth. The venue was established to enrich the creative and cultural life of the locals and nearby areas.