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Bronze Fonz Statue of Arthur (The Fonz)

Fonzarelli, the role played by actor Henry Winkler in the “Happy Days” television series, set in Milwaukee. south of W. Wells St. on Milwaukee’s RiverWalk (east bank)

 

 

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

This Flemish Renaissance home built in 1890 features Victorian craftsmanship and design. 10am-4pm Mon.-Sat. Noon-4pm Sun. pabstmansion.com

2000 W. Wisconsin Ave.  (414) 931-0808

 

 

Mader's

Once voted the most famous German restaurant in North America, Mader’s opened its doors in 1902 and has been owned and operated by the Mader family ever since. Today the restaurant is a destination of busloads of visitors, as well as visiting celebrities. In addition to the German cuisine and atmosphere, the restaurant boasts a three-million-dollar collection of Medieval Germanic weaponry and Mader’s Tower Gallery, which has been recognized as the world’s largest Hummel Store. Open every day of the year. madersrestaurant.com 1037 N. Old World 3rd St. (414) 271.3377 or (800) 558-7171

 

 

Milwaukee Art Museum

Always a destination for visitors, the Milwaukee Art Museum became a symbol of the city in 2001 with completion of the internationally acclaimed Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion and Burke Brise Soleil. In 2015 the museum extensively renovated its two oldest buildings, expanding and modernizing the galleries. Open 10am-5pm Tues.-Sun. Free the first Friday of the month with extended hours until 8pm.  mam.org   700 N. Art Museum Dr. (414) 224-3200

 

 

Milwaukee Public Museum

& Daniel M. Soref National Geographic Dome Theater & Planetarium Museum

boasts walk-through exhibits and lifelike dioramas, Dome Theater and Planetarium. Corner of 7th and Wells Sts. mpm.edu  (414) 278-2728

 

 

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