MKE Museum Week Participants

January 2020

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Only area museum designed for children ages 1-10.

bbcmkids.org

929 E. Wisconsin Ave.   (414) 390-5437

 

Charles Allis Art Museum

An art museum with a dual history as a domestic showcase for the Allis family and later, as the art branch of the Milwaukee Public Library.

1801 N. Prospect Ave.  (414) 278- 8295

 

Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

Gives visitors a glimpse into Milwaukee life between the world wars with authentic items displayed in store settings.

 839 N 11th St.  (414) 273-1680

 

Discovery World

Interactive science and technology museum with freshwater and saltwater aquariums. 9 am-4 pm Tues-Fri, 10am-5pm Sat. & Sun.

discoveryworld.org

500 N. Harbor Dr.   (414) 765-9966

 

Grohmann Museum

Comprehensive art collection dedicated to the evolution of human work. 9am-5pm Mon.-Fri., noon-6pm Sat., 1-4pm Sun.

1000 N. Broadway  (414) 277-7501

 

Haggerty Museum of Art

Enriching the intellectual and creative lives of students and communities at large through collections, exhibitions, and programs. Free admission.

1234 W Tory Hill St.  (414) 288-1669

 

Harley-Davidson Museum

More than a nostalgia trip for motorcycle enthusiasts, the museum offers a glimpse of  American history.

H-DMuseum.com

400 W. Canal St.   (877) 436-8738

 

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Highlights include a wall-sized tapestry by Marc Chagall, the story of Golda Meir and the Settlement Cookbook. 10am-4pm Mon.-Thurs., 10am-2pm Fri., 12-4pm Sun. Open until 7pm third Thurs. of the month.

1360 N. Prospect Ave.  (414) 390-5730

 

Milwaukee County Historical Society

Founded in 1935 and has become the place for people to learn about and to celebrate Milwaukee. Extensive museum & research library in a historic Milwaukee bank.

910 N. Old World Third St.  (414)  273-8288

 

 

Milwaukee Art Museum

Includes the acclaimed Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, Burke Brise Soleil and the Cudahy Gardens. Open Tues.-Sun.. 10am-5pm & until 8pm on Thurs. (Burke Brise Soleil (the “wings”) opens at 10 am, flaps at noon, and closes when the museum closes). mam.org

700 N. Art Museum Dr.  (414) 224-3200

 

Milwaukee Public Museum

and the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater and Planetarium Walk-through exhibits such as the Streets of Old Milwaukee and lifelike dioramas, dome theater, planetarium. mpm.edu

Corner of 7th & Wells Sts.   (414) 278-2728

 

Mitchell Park Conservatory, The Domes

Experience a desert oasis, tropical rainforest, and special floral displays 365 days a year.

524 S. Layton Blvd.

 

North Point Lighthouse Museum

1888 lighthouse open 1-4pm Sat. & Sun.

northpointlighthouse.org

In Milwaukee’s Lake Park  (414) 332-6754

 

Pabst Mansion

This Flemish Renaissance home built in 1890 features Victorian craftsmanship and design. Self-Guided Tours and Gift Shop hours: 10am-4pm Mon.-Sat., noon-4pm Sun.  pabstmansion.com

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

 

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Renaissance-style villa with formal gardens overlooks Lake Michigan.

2220 N. Terrace Ave.  (414) 271-3656

 

The Warehouse

Features curated contemporary art exhibitions from a permanent collection.

1635 W. St. Paul Ave.  (414) 252-0677

 

Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum

Documents and preserves the historical heritage of African descent in Wisconsin.

2620 W. Center St.  (414) 372-7677