Milwaukee Public Library

Currently Open
  • Address: 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-4142863000
  • Time Required: 00:40 Mins
  • Tags: Library, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Heritage Building

The Milwaukee Public Library was founded in 1878 but due to need of space, its central building was built later in 1890’s in French and Italian Renaissance style.

The library is enlisted in the National Register of Historic Places and has its doors open even today for anyone who wants to admire it architecture, take a tour, be a part of the workshops held here or simply get reading!

Highlights include:

  • Building Tour and the Green Roof tour

Entrance Ticket Details For Milwaukee Public Library

  • Admission and Tours are available for Free.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours

  • Green Roof Tours: Wednesdays at 12.00 pm and Saturdays at 10 am.
  • Building tours: Tours begin at 11.00 am each Saturday morning in the rotunda. Tours are also available by appointment.

How to Reach Milwaukee Public Library

  • Bus: At N8 & Wells #438
  • Train: At Amtrak Station - MKE
  • By Taxi
  • By Car/Bike 

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  • Milwaukee Public Library Address: 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, United States
  • Milwaukee Public Library Contact Number: +1-4142863000
  • Milwaukee Public Library Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Milwaukee Public Library(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Milwaukee Public Library: 00:40 Mins
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  • 23.57% of people who visit Milwaukee include Milwaukee Public Library in their plan

  • 54.05% of people start their Milwaukee Public Library visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Milwaukee Public Library

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Milwaukee Public Library

People normally club together Grohmann Museum and Milwaukee Art Museum while planning their visit to Milwaukee Public Library.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • What papers Etc. do you have on Alphonse Gerend MD ? I am interested in his research on the Potawatomi in Wisconsin, especially in Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Door Counties. Thanks you Jim Sustman researcher

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    • I suggest you visit the official website of Milwaukee Public Library where you might get the required information. Or, you can give a call on  (414) 286-3000. 

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