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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…

$10 – $15
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Water to Westown

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Explore downtown west of the Milwaukee River including theaters, civic and commercial buildings along N. Water Street and N. Broadway.

Free – $15

Tour the Historic Victoria and Philip Pistorius House in Harambee

Tour a beautifully renovated 1892 Queen Anne style house. This home was featured as part of the virtual 2020 Spaces & Traces in Harambee. The home is located in the center of what was known as the German community’s Gold Coast, an affluent area for merchants and businessmen. Guests will be offer guided tours, beverages,…

$25.00 – $35.00
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Downtown Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

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. All participants are required to wear masks to participate in the tour. HMI reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to extreme/inclement weather or COVID-19 cases in our…

Free – $15
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Historic Third Ward Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

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. Starting location: Historic Milwaukee, Inc. Ending location: Milwaukee Public Market

Free – $15
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Downtown Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

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. All participants are required to wear masks to participate in the tour. HMI reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to extreme/inclement weather or COVID-19 cases in our…

Free – $15
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Historic Third Ward Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

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. Starting location: Historic Milwaukee, Inc. Ending location: Milwaukee Public Market

Free – $15
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Bay View Tour

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

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
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Downtown Sculpture Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Explore the 2021 Sculpture Milwaukee installation and other public art in downtown Milwaukee. Learn more about the artists, their portfolios and consider the relation of art, architecture and public space.

Free – $15
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House History Class

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

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, City of Milwaukee, and Milwaukee County that will reveal the history of the families and architecture of your home or building. Have a property outside…