BOERNER BOTANICAL GARDENS
Holds a treasure trove of gift ideas. The shop is open daily from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
9400 Boerner Dr. in Whitnall Park (414) 525-5600 Hales Corners
DISCOVERY WORLD MUSEUM
Offers a diverse array of products in its gift shop, from unique science kits found nowhere else to nautical items and handmade items produced by local artisans. On Dec. 5, the shop will host an arisan and entrepreneurs market, highlighting 25 local artists and vendors. The shop is open during museum hours -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., and 10 a.m.- 5p.m. Sat. & Sun. 500 N. Harbor Dr. (414) 765-9966 Downtown
Has an extensive gift shop for the rider in your life. It’s just across from the museum under the brick wall that says 1903 and is open from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. weekends. harley-davidson.com
400 W. Canal at S. Sixth St. (877) 436-8738 Menomonee Valley
MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM
Offers distinctive gifts and items emblazoned with images of the Burke Brise Soleil–the architectural treasure that now symbolizes the city of Milwaukee. No admission ticket is required to shop. Open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thurs. until 8 p.m. www.mam.org/store 700 N. Art Museum Dr. (414) 224-3200 Downtown
MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM
The Museum Marketplace also can be visited without admission. Browse through a unique collection of handcrafted jewelry, apparel, and decorative items gathered from around the world and educational toys and games. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sundays or shop online at www.mpm.edu.
800 W. Wells St (414) 278-2728 Downtown
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts
Unique, hand-crafted gift items made by Wisconsin artists as well as featured exhibitors. Find wearable art, embellished with beads, embroidery, and decorative elements, framed quilt art, felted accessories, soft sculpture toys and dolls, woven shawls, fabrics from the Koval Baltimore Album and Luella Doss collections, one-of-a-kind craft supplies, quilts and their book, "Wisconsin Quilts: History In The Stitches." Wed.-Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. Noon-4pm. wiquiltmuseum.com N50 W5050 Portland Rd. (262) 546-0300 Cedarburg