Downtown Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee

This unique tour of our most prestigious downtown buildings starts at the Mackie Building and ends at the Milwaukee Art Museum to view its stunning architecture.

Free – $15

Historic Third Ward Tour

Historic Milwaukee, Inc. 235 E. Michigan St., Milwaukee

Learn about the area’s early immigrant settlers and explore the warehouses that once housed a diverse group of industries. Today, the area is home to trend-setting businesses.


Historic Narrated Boat Tour with Edelweiss Cruises

Edelweiss Cruises 205 West Highland Avenue, Milwaukee

Travel through downtown Milwaukee underneath its bridges, see historical landmarks and get incredible views of the Milwaukee skyline including the Milwaukee Art Museum (Calatrava), Discovery World, Summerfest grounds, and yacht clubs. This narrated tour led by HMI guides and deftly navigated by Edelweiss Cruises. Our team of knowledgeable volunteer narrators will provide an informative and enjoyable…

Garden Tour at the Frederick Koenig House

Walnut Hill Neighborhood

Enjoy a tour of the one acre gardens and landscape at the restored Frederick Koenig House in Milwaukee's Walnut Hill neighborhood with horticulturalist and homeowner Stewart Dempsey. The current gardens…

$30 – $40

Bay View

Historical Marker 275 Corner of S. Superior St. & E. Russell Ave., Milwaukee

Learn how Bay View began with a patchwork of industry and diverse group of immigrants and grew to the charming neighborhood you see today.

Free – $15