Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Milwaukee is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Milwaukee a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Milwaukee.
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700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
Consisting of a vast collection of around 25,000 objects, the Milwaukee Art museum embraces everything from sculptures, paintings, photographs and decorative items.
The Museum is known for its vast variety of art genre including European, Classic, Contemporary and Modern- offering the perfect place to get familiar with the city’s love for eve...
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Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Historic Third Ward has it all- buzzing restaurants, fine art galleries, historic museums and the most entertaining urban hangout spots you will find anywhere in Milwaukee.
If you are looking for the one place where you can have a long list of shops, eateries and entertainment, this is it!
Performing art theater where you c...
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2333 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215, United States
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Basilica of St. Josaphat resembles St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome and was constructed in the late 19th century and finished by 1901 to accommodate the growing number of Parishioners. However, the interior was completed around the mid 20th century. Today the church is an exquisite example of Roman architecture and art seen in its intricate M...
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1000 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located on the ground of MOSE university, the Grohmann Museum has over 1000 art pieces including works of artists like Marten van Valckenborch, Ludwig Knaus, J.G. Brown, Julien Dupré and Erich Mercker among others.
The museum itself is a piece of art with beautiful mosaic floor at its entrance, a rooftop sculpture garden, auditorium and doce...
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814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, United States
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 w...
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Milwaukee, WI 53233, United States
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Located on the grounds of the Marquette University, the St. Joan of Arc Chapel, is a fine example of Gothic and Roman architecture!
Even though the church’s design is spell-binding, the story behind the church is what makes it an attraction! It is said that Joan of Arc prayed at this very church in 1429 which was dedicated to St. Martin de Sa...
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200 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
08:00 am - 04:45 pm
The City Hall is a dip in Milwaukee political history. Learn about how the city functioned during its past and all the embellishments of the hall which have a pivotal story to tell in their own way. The hall itself is an architectural marvel and loved for its Flemish-Renaissance, revival style design.
Ringing the “Solomon...
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2220 N Terrace Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum was built in 1923 and was originally the home of Lloyd R. Smith, president of the A.O. Smith Company. Today the residence is converted to a museum which showcases furnishings and art from 15th to 18th century.
The Villa itself replicates 16th century Italian architecture and layout and is a rare walk through the...
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9400 W Congress St, Milwaukee, WI 53225, United States
08:00 am - 12:00 pm
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed by 1962, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church is admired for its modern design drawing inspiration from Hagia Sophia and Byzantine architecture.
Today, its eccentric blue roof can be seen from afar and draws tourists and locals alike to its interiors of colorful paintings and beautiful stained-glass ar...
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812 N Jackson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Built in mid 19th century, the St. John's Cathedral is one of the most beautiful churches in Milwaukee known for its classic design and intricate gold detailing. The church is loved for its interiors and has an iconic stained-glass window and a church organ which adds to its beauty.
The church was purchased by John Henri in 1844 and was designed in...
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1360 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Jewish Museum celebrates the history of the Jewish Community in Wisconsin and consists of interactive exhibits and informative articles. There are 6 permanent exhibits including ‘Immigration’, ‘Community and Belief’, ‘The Holocaust and Intolerance’ and ‘Israel and Milwaukee’s connections to Israel...
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2714 West Burnham, Milwaukee, WI 53215 USA
12:30 pm - 03:30 pm
In early 1900s, Frank Lloyd Wright designed economic houses by taking home-making to a warehouse instead on the site. The design was considered to be aesthetic, easy, friendly on the wallet and simply a revolutionary idea for years to come!
Today, the same houses are a part of Milwaukee’s neighborhood and special tours take you through the do...
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225 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Grain Exchange in Milwaukee is a lavish Banquet Hall built in the 19th century when the city was the main trading, inspection and exporting center for wheat. The building acted as a Grain Exchange from 1880 to 1935.
Today the building’s ‘simple Italian’ architecture and intricate murals on the interiors are a highlight.
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1801 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Showcasing the house of the Allis family while still maintaining their original furnishing, art and artefacts and decor, the Charles Allis Art Museum is one of the few museums where time stands still. Charles and his wife Sarah played an important role in Milwaukee history and were a powerful family with great taste in art. After their death,...
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910 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, United States
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Milwaukee County Historical Society was established in 1935 to preserve and maintain the city history though its culture and art. The place hosts some of the best exhibits and has it own resource library where you can stop by to learn a little bit more about the city’s magnificent history.
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