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Gargoyles, Grotesques & Dragons

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

Fall Special Tours on sale August 8th, 2022! 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 will delight you. Take a walk with our tour guides and get a closer look at some…

$10 – $20
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Virtual Event: House History Class

Interested in discovering more about your house? Learn how to research your home with retired librarians Nancy Torphy and Carolyn Colwell. They will review the tools available at the library,…

$10 – $20

A History Lover’s Guide to Milwaukee Book Talk

Join Historic Milwaukee and Jim Nelsen, the author of A History Lover's Guide to Milwaukee, as he talks about his new book! FREE. Registration required. October 28 @ 6pm About the book: Milwaukee is often described as a “big small town,” and its quirky character stems from its many neighborhoods—each with its own stories to…

FREE
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HOP Streetcar Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Explore Milwaukee’s distant and more recent past while enjoying a smooth ride on the new HOP streetcar. From historic commercial architecture to mid-century urbanism and highway building, this tour will explore the threads of development that have led to the installation of the streetcar as well as additional growth in Downtown. The tour is handicap…

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Third Ward Fire of 1892 Anniversary Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Fall Special Tours on sale August 8th, 2022! On Friday, October 28, 1892, the city’s largest and most destructive fire occurred in the Historic Third Ward. It began with spontaneous combustion in the Union Oil and Paint Company building on the Milwaukee River at Water Street, south of St. Paul Avenue. The fire spread east…

$10 – $20
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Skywaukee

Plankinton Arcade 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Explore downtown Milwaukee from indoors! Stroll through the skywalk system and learn about significant Milwaukee landmarks. This is an indoor tour and masks are required for all attendees.

Free – $15
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Skywaukee

Plankinton Arcade 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Explore downtown Milwaukee from indoors! Stroll through the skywalk system and learn about significant Milwaukee landmarks. This is an indoor tour and masks are required for all attendees.

Free – $15
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Gargoyles, Grotesques & Dragons

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

Fall Special Tours on sale August 8th, 2022! 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 will delight you. Take a walk with our tour guides and get a closer look at some…

$10 – $20
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SOLD OUT Forest Home Halloween Tour

Forest Home Cemetery 2405 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee, WI

SOLD OUT Tickets will go on sale at 10 am on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Join the 7th annual Halloween tour of Forest Home Cemetery! 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, and Beer Barons Pabst, Schlitz, and…

$30 – $50

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HOP Streetcar Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Explore Milwaukee’s distant and more recent past while enjoying a smooth ride on the new HOP streetcar. From historic commercial architecture to mid-century urbanism and highway building, this tour will explore the threads of development that have led to the installation of the streetcar as well as additional growth in Downtown. The tour is handicap…