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Women’s Milwaukee

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

Downtown Milwaukee's narrative has most often focused on the stories of Milwaukee's three founders, omitting the many contributions of women. This walk will explore these stories and connect them to places, familiar and new, downtown. Explore downtown Milwaukee through the lens of the women who walked before. Hear stories you may not know and see…

$10 – $20
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Lulu & Rocky Family Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Lulu & her cousin, Rocky, enjoyed Milwaukee and now you can too! See some of the great sites from the book, Lulu and Rocky in Milwaukee, and explore more about Milwaukee history and architecture. Recommended for kids 6-10 years old and their families.

$2 – $10
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Wisconsin Avenue Churches Tour

St. James Episcopal Church 833 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Join Historic Milwaukee tour guide, Judy Wimmer, Ph.D. Nineteenth Century American Religions, for a walking tour of churches in downtown Milwaukee. The tour will include grand churches in the Gothic Revival and Northern European Gothic traditions, Lombard and Victorian Romanesque and Byzantine Revival, constructed as early as the late 1860s through the 1920s, reflecting different…

$10 – $20
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Yankee Hill Walking Tour

"Leif the Explorer" Statue 900 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Welcome to Yankee Hill! The neighborhood is bounded by Wisconsin Avenue on the south, Ogden Street on the north, Water Street on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. This choice, pioneer location on a bluff, high above the surrounding swamp land and open to the cooling breezes off Lake Michigan, saw its period of growth…

$10 – $20
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Gargoyles, Grotesques & Dragons

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

Milwaukee's buildings feature many "faces" that appear on churches to remind people of another world of monsters, demons and strange beasts waiting for sinners. From monsters to angels these ornaments…

$10 – $20
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Industrial Heritage, Walker’s Point

MC2 Park 131 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI

The First and Second Street Historic District celebrates the almost continuous development of the area from the 1840s to the 1920s. Added to the register in 1987, the district has transformed…

$10 – $20
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German Heritage Walking Tour

Turner Hall 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Walking down Old World Third Street today you are not likely to see many German shops advertising “English Spoken Here” as a special or unique service; but as early as…

$10 – $20

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Yankee Hill Walking Tour

"Leif the Explorer" Statue 900 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Welcome to Yankee Hill! The neighborhood is bounded by Wisconsin Avenue on the south, Ogden Street on the north, Water Street on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. This choice,…

$10 – $20
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Lulu & Rocky Family Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Lulu & her cousin, Rocky, enjoyed Milwaukee and now you can too! See some of the great sites from the book, Lulu and Rocky in Milwaukee, and explore more about Milwaukee history and architecture. Recommended for kids 6-10 years old and their families.

$2 – $10
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German Heritage Walking Tour

Turner Hall 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Walking down Old World Third Street today you are not likely to see many German shops advertising “English Spoken Here” as a special or unique service; but as early as 1848, Germans represented 1/3 of the entire population in Milwaukee and this section of the city was the life’s blood of German immigrants. This tour…

$10 – $20