THE 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.
700 N. Art Museum Dr.
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
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.
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
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.