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Best things to do in Milwaukee

Art Museum
“This beautiful building which welcomes you with the Santiago Calatrava Brise Soleil. Exhibits change throughout the year. The museum is small enough to enjoy in a day. It has a great cafe and gift shop.”
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Museum
“Stop in on a Thursday night to see all the motorcycles gather. Great food!”
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Museum
“An excellent way to spend a day. It is small enough to be able to see it all in a day. There is an excellent butterfly exhibit that is permanent and happens to be supervised by my nephew.”
27local recommendations
Science Museum
“Not only is Discovery World along the lake and a great place on its own, but it also has a replica of the Dennis Sullivan - an old sailing ship that you can ride on. Take a spin and see the Milwaukee skyline. ”
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Museum
“Interactive educational museum featuring hands-on exhibits designed for kids 10 & under.”
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Gift Shop
“Woman owned, artist driven, this shop offers mostly local Milwaukee/Wisconsin artist. Items range from clothing, to decor, to personal care. You're bound to find something you love!”
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Library
“Milwaukee County Library's central location, this library was designated a Milwaukee Landmark in 1969 and the building remains one of Milwaukee's most monumental public structures.”
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Museum
“Historic lakefront villa showcasing fine & decorative arts from the 15th to 18th centuries”
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Library
“Beautiful gallery with updated exhibitions located on Lake Michigan. Watch the 'Wings' open at 10 a.m., flap at noon, and close when the Museum closes. ”
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Premise
“Restored 19th-century lighthouse & maritime museum with sweeping lake & city vistas.”
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Restaurant
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Museum
“MSOE-owned. VERY cool collection of work/industry related art. Also, a beautiful roof top sculpture garden!”
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Art Gallery
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“This is a great spot for casual dining in the Third Ward, right on the river.”
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Art Gallery
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