Gargoyles, Grotesques, Dragons and Shamrocks!?

October 23, 30 and November 6
Duration: 1.5-2 hours

HMI Members: $10  |  Non Members: $15

Milwaukee’s Downtown buildings feature many “faces.” These ghoulish figures first appeared on medieval churches to remind people there is another world full of monsters, demons and strange beasts waiting for sinners. From monsters, angels and a shamrock or two, these architectural ornaments will delight you.

Join our favorite Gargoyle enthusiast, Mary Mac for a fun fall stroll through the city and spot as many critters as you can! Binoculars are encouraged.

Meet Mary Mac in front of the Mitchell Building at 207 E. Michigan St. at 1 pm. RSVP Required.

forest homwForest Home Cemetery – SOLD OUT

October  31 @ 5 pm
Duration: 2 hours

HMI Members: $25  |  Non Members: $45

Take a spooky tour of the historic Forest Home Cemetery with HMI expert tour guide Bob Giese!

Located in the city’s Lincoln Village neighborhood, Forest Home Cemetery is the resting place of many influential Milwaukeeans including Byron Kilbourn, the Davidson Brothers, Guido Pfister, Mayor George Walker, and Beer Barons Pabst, Schlitz, and Blatz. The cemetery was first used in 1850, and has grown to 200 acres of locally and nationally historically landmarked land.

This tour has a limited capacity and sells out quickly. There is NO waiting list for this special tour.

Historic Milwaukee is thankful for its longstanding relationship with Forest Home Cemetery. Tour goers are encouraged to enjoy this light-hearted tour while also respecting their historic surroundings and those resting there.

Tickets go on sale Oct. 10 at 10 am