Museums

 

 

Milwaukee Art Museum

The museum includes the internationally acclaimed Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion and Burke Brise Soleil. The museum is renovating its two oldest buildings. The collections are off view through fall 2015; however, the museum

is open throughout construction with exciting exhibitions, educational offerings, and special programs in the Quadracci Pavilion.  10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. and until 8 p.m. on Thurs. 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.

(414) 278-2728

 

Betty Brinn Children’s Musem

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

929 E. Wisconsin Ave. 2nd Floor.

(414) 390-KIDS

 

Discovery World

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

500 N. Harbor Dr.

(414) 765-9966

 

Grohmann Museum

Comprehensive art collection dedicated to the evolution of human work.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-6 p.m. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun.

1000 N. Broadway

(414) 277-7501

 

Luxembourg American

Cultural Center

Located in Belgium, Wis., north of Milwaukee. Genealogical records, gift shop. luxamculturalsociety.org

(262) 476-5086

 

Lynden Sculpture Garden

Experience a collection of more than 50 monumental sculptures. Through March 11: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.; noon-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. CLOSED Thurs. lyndensculpturegarden.org

2145 W. Brown Deer Rd.

(414) 446-8794

 

Milwaukee County Historical Society

Open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.

910 N. Old World 3rd St

(414) 273-8288.

 

Waukesha County Museum

10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat.

101 W. Main St.

(262) 521-2859.

Waukesha

 

Wisconsin Martime Museum

79 miles north of Milwaukee.

75 Maritime Dr.,

Manitowoc

(920) 684-0218.

 

Wisconsin Museum of

Quilts & Fiber Arts

Located in 1850s farmstead

N50 W5050 Portland Rd.

Cedarburg

262-546-0300

 

Museum of Wisconsin Art

205 Veterans Ave.

West Bend

262-334-9638.