Museums

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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 Thursday  of the month with extended hours until 8pm.  mam.org  see more >>

700 N. Art Museum Dr.  Downtown Milwaukee  (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. Downtown Milwaukee

mpm.edu  (414) 278-2728

 

 

 

Betty Brinn Children’s Musem

Milwaukee’s only area museum designed for children ages 1-10. 9am-5pm Mon. through Sat,. noon-5pm Sun.

929 E. Wisconsin Ave. 2nd Floor. Downtown Milwaukee

(414) 390-KIDS

 

 

Discovery World

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

500 N. Harbor Dr. Downtown Milwaukee

(414) 765-9966

 

 

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. Downtown Milwaukee

(414) 931-0808.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Renaissance-style villa with formal gardens overlooks Lake Michigan.

Open 1-5 p.m, Wed. through Sun.

2220 N. Terrace Ave.

(414) 271-3656.

 

 

Charles Allis Art Museum

Elegant 1911 Tudor-style mansion museum with period rooms, original furnishings and worldwide art collection. 1-5 p.m., Wed.-Sun. 1801 N. Prospect Ave.

(414) 278- 8295.

 

 

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

This Flemish Renaissance home built in 1893, features unique Victorian craftsmanship and design. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon. through Sat. Noon- 4 p.m. Sun. Closed Wed. mid Jan.-Feb. pabstmansion.com

2000 W. Wisconsin Ave.

(414) 931-0808.

 

 

Cedarburg Art Museum

Building designed in 1898 as a residence.

W63 N675 Washington Ave.

Cedarburg

(262) 377-6123