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Best Tourist Spots to Visit in Milwaukee

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City of Milwaukee is located some 90 miles to the north of Chicago, western site of Lake Michigan and the inflow of River Milwaukee joined by two tributaries namely the Menomonee and the Kinnickinnic. Milwaukee has welcomed immigrants from all over the world including France, Canada and Germany. Home to the iconic Harley Davidson company, Milwaukee is the “City of Festivals” and breweries.

Map showing the best tourist spots in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Lakefront Brewery- Enjoy the tourist hotspots

Lakefront brewery
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Milwaukee Lakefront is one of the most scenic downtown areas of the city. Whether one opts for boutique stores or galleries, dining at Lake Michigan or enjoying the  trails, parks and numerous attractions in this area, the experience of enjoying yourself at the Lakefront is unforgettable. A massive landmark is the War Memorial Center commemorating those who were martyred in WW2. The Milwaukee Art Museum is also located nearly as is the Denis Sullivan, a 137 foot tall replication of ships here. 

Address- 1872 North Commerce Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin-53212, United States
Telephone Number -  14142920808

Harley Davidson Museum- Perfect for motorcycle enthusiasts

Harley Davidson Museum
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This is one of the oldest industries in the city and also the venue of its newest attraction, namely the Harley Davidson Museum. The iconic and classic motorcycle company was formed in 1901. Its founders of this company are William S. Harley and Arthur as well as Walter Davidson. This amazing company’s museum boasts more than 450 motorcycles and artifacts as well as the oldest Harley bike in the world. Meet the people behind the motorcycle and enjoy a bite to eat at the restaurant here. 

Address- 400, W. Canal Str., Milwaukee WI
Telephone Number- 1 8774368738

Milwaukee Art Museum- Enjoyable experience for art aficionados

Milwaukee Art Museum
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Founded in the 1888, Milwaukee Art Museum is home to close to 20,000 works of art from olden days to present times. The building housing the museum is located on the lakeside and it is a beautiful work of art with European, American, modern and contemporary works such as photographs, drawings and fine prints. It  features American and European art from the 19th as well as the 20th century. 

Address- 750, North Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee WI
Telephone Number - 14142243200

City Hall- One of the tallest skyscrapers of its kind 

Milwaukee City Hall
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Milwaukee’s City Hall is surrounded by numerous modern buildings and it is an important part of the city’s skyline. It measures over 393 feet and is one of the tallest skyscrapers belonging to the 19th Century. Featuring Flemish and German Renaissance styles of revival, the city hall is the tallest building of its time. 

Address - Milwaukee City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
Telephone Number- 14142862150

Pabst Theatre and Mansion- Revel in the architectural marvels 

Pabst Theater
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This is one of the architectural marvels of Milwaukee. Constructed at the time of the 20th century, this theatre is one of the best opera houses in Europe with a stunning interior and a staircase made of quality Italian marble. The Pabst Mansion is located near the University campus with period furnishing as well as decor.

Address- 144 East Wells, Milwaukee WI
Telephone Number - 1 414-286-3205

The Greek Orthodox Church- Visit a unique structure

Greek Orthodox Church
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The Greek Orthodox Church in Milwaukee is well known because it was created by architect Frank Lloyd Wright and resembles a very unusual structure like a spaceship. With a massive blue dome and gold cross, this church has group tours available as well. 

Address -  9400 West Congress Str., Milwaukee, WI
Telephone Number - 1 414-461-9400

The Domes Mitchell Park Conservatory James Jordan- Venue for shows and festivals

 Mitchell Park Conservatory

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The Mitchell Park Conservatory in western Milwaukee has three distinct glass domes with plants from tropics and desert areas. They are spanning 140 feet in diameter and 85 feet in length. Numerous shows are held throughout the year here and there is an extensive garden railway as well.

Address -  524 South Layton Boulevard, Milwaukee
Telephone Number  - 1 414-257-5611

Milwaukee County Zoo- One of the largest zoos in the US

Milwaukee County Zoo
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The Milwaukee County Zoo is one of the biggest in the United States with more than 2000 permanent residents including gorillas, cheetahs, bears and more. The zoo has an educational program, a camel ride, a sea lion show and a train running through the complex for transporting visitors. 

Address: 10001 West Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
Telephone  Number -   1 414-771-3040

Milwaukee Public Museum: Excellent collections 

Milwaukee Public Museum
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The Milwaukee Public Museum is an excellent place for many people to explore collections and displays as well as dynamic exhibits. Fascinating natural history displays are coupled with simulations of forests. Don’t miss the Old Milwaukee exhibit.

Address -  800 West Wells Street, Milwaukee WI
Telephone Number - 1 414-771-3040

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