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Museums and Attractions

Betty Brinn Children's Museum
Miller Company Pavilion at O'Donnell Park
929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Phone: 414-291-0888
Milwaukee's "hands-on" museum designed especially for children ages one to ten. The interior and exhibits capitalize on the lakefront location.

Boerner Botanical Gardens
5879 S. 92nd St.
Phone: 414-525-5601
Located in Whitnall Park, this 40-acre formal garden is surrounded by a 1,000-acre arboretum. Garden house and gift shop.

Bradley Center
1001 N. 4th St.
Phone: 414-227-0400
Built through the generosity of the late Jane Bradley Pettit in memory of her father, Harry Lynde Bradley (co-founder and chairman of the Allen-Bradley Company), the Bradley Center is home to three sports teams: the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, the AHL Milwaukee Admirals and the Marquette University Golden Eagles. The facility hosts an estimated two million people each year.

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion
2000 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Phone: 414-931-0808
This Flemish Renaissance home of beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst, built in 1893, features unique Victorian craftsmanship and design.

Charles Allis Art Museum
1801 N. Prospect Ave.
Phone: 414-278-8295
Elegant 1911 Tudor-style mansion museum with period rooms, original furnishings and worldwide art collection spanning 2,000 years. Changing exhibits, concerts, programs; Great Hall and English Garden. Tudor-style holidays.

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin
500 N. Harbor Dr.
Phone: 414-765-9966
The newest addition to Milwaukee’s world-class visitor attractions is the summer home of the sailing vessel Denis Sullivan, Milwaukee’s own Great Lakes tall ship. Pier Wisconsin also houses Discovery World Museum, with unique interactive science attractions, and freshwater and saltwater aquariums.

Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater
800 W. Wells St.
Phone: 414-319-IMAX
The Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater’s six-story, domed screen is the first of its kind in Wisconsin. The IMAX is home to the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, a digital state-of-the-art planetarium.

Irish Cultural and Heritage Center of Wisconsin
2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.,
Phone: 414-345-8800
Located in the landmark Grand Avenue Congregational Church building just west of downtown, the center is the home of a wide range of cultural and educational programs, and the site for concerts, lectures, art exhibits, dances, Irish music classes and a center for genealogical research.

Lake Express Ferry
2330 S. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Phone: 866-914-1010
Links Milwaukee and Muskegon, Mich., with a high-speed Lake Michigan crossing in 2-1/2 hours. Three round-trip passages daily throughout the spring and summer, and two round-trips daily in the fall.

Latino Arts, Inc.
1028 S. 9th St.
Phone: 414-384-3100
Varied programs range from Hispanic visual and performing arts series to folkloric dance classes, music classes and more.

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 N. Water Street
Phone: 414-273-7121
Home to a number of Milwaukee’s performing arts groups, the Morning Glory Gallery and the Broadway in Milwaukee series.

Milwaukee Art Museum

700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Phone: 414-224-3200
The museum’s $100-million renovation and expansion project, completed in 2001, includes the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, Burke Brise Soleil and the Cudahy Gardens. The internationally acclaimed Calatrava project was named by Time magazine as the No. 1 architectural achievement in the country for 2001.

Milwaukee County Historical Society
910 N. Old World 3rd St.,
Phone: 414-273-8288
Architectural landmark building with two floors of exhibits on Milwaukee County history.

Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Phone: 414-771-3040
Located just 10 minutes from downtown, the Milwaukee County Zoo is home to 2,500 rare and wild animals. The animals roam in naturalistic exhibits located on 194 acres. Considered to be among the finest zoos in the country, the Milwaukee County Zoo is open 365 days a year.

Milwaukee Public Library
814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Phone: 414-286-3000
Historic landmark library with changing exhibits. Tours 1:30 p.m. Saturday, for group times phone 414-286-TOURS.

Milwaukee Public Market
400 N. Water St.
Phone: 414-336-1111
This year-round, indoor marketplace for specialty food vendors is surrounded by outdoor seasonal stalls during the growing season. The Public Market is located at downtown’s entrance to the Historic Third Ward, once headquarters for the area’s produce brokers. The market also hosts cooking classes and offers nutrition education and outreach initiatives.

Milwaukee Public Museum
800 W. Wells St.
Phone: 414-278-2700
The Milwaukee Public Museum, among the world’s best natural history museums, boasts award-wining, walk-through exhibits and outstanding lifelike dioramas. (Shares location with Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater.)

Milwaukee Theatre
500 W. Kilbourn Ave.
Phone: 414-908-6000
Part of the Wisconsin Center District, this theater provides a venue for a number of productions.

Mitchell Park Conservatory
524 S. Layton Blvd.
Phone: 414-649-9800
The only horticultural structure of its kind in the world, “the Domes” let visitors experience nature from different regions of the world. Changing shows, often with seasonal themes, are presented in the conservatory’s Show Dome.

Pabst Theater
144 E. Wells St.
Phone: 414-286-3665
This National Landmark Theater, built in 1895 by Milwaukee brewing magnate Captain Frederick Pabst, was the first all-electric theater in the country. The Pabst hosts over 200 performances a year featuring the world’s great artists. Free, public tours Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.

Pettit National Ice Center
500 S. 84th St.
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Official U.S. Olympic Training Facility and home to the U.S. Speedskating Team. The Pettit National Ice Center offers world-class programming in figure skating, hockey and speedskating. Call for daily public skating, group discounts, tours, banquets and special events.

Six blocks on both sides of the Milwaukee River, from Highland Avenue to the Historic Third Ward (Chicago Street).

St. Josaphat Basilica
601 W. Lincoln Ave.
Phone: 414-645-5623
One of 16 basilicas in the U.S., featuring one of the five largest domes in the world.

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
1111 E. Brown Deer Rd.
Phone: 414-352-2880
Located 15 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee on the shores of Lake Michigan, the center includes six miles of trails through 185 acres and an award-winning “green” building that features recycled materials and systems that support energy efficiency, water conservation and sustainability.

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
2220 N. Terrace Ave.
Phone: 414-271-3656
Overlooking Lake Michigan, this 1923 Italian Renaissance-style villa with formal gardens was built as a private residence. 15th-18th century decorative arts, wrought iron, changing museum exhibits, concerts and programs.

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts
911 W. National Ave.,
Phone: 414-672-2787
Supports visual and performing arts and learning in a multicultural environment.

The Eisner – America’s Museum of Advertising and Design
208 N. Water St.
Phone: 414-847-3290
A modern museum housed in a historic warehouse, the Eisner is an interactive educational center focusing on advertising and design, and their impact on our culture.

Wisconsin State Fair Park
8100 W. Greenfield Ave.
Phone: 414-266-7044
Home of the Wisconsin State Fair, the park also hosts the annual Holiday Folk Fair, Journal Sentinel Sports Show and a variety of other events.