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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…

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North Point Mansions Tour

North Point Water Tower 2288 N. Lake Dr., Milwaukee, WI

From Tudors to Frank Lloyd Wright, see the impressive mansions of the North Point Neighborhood! The area is known for its intact early twentieth century architecture and historical importance.

Free – $15
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Walker’s Point Churches Tour

St. Patrick Catholic Church 735 West Washington Street, Milwaukee, WI

"Religious architecture is even more prominent. Walker's Point's crowning glory is its churches, and nowhere in Wisconsin will you find so many historic houses of worship in such a small…

$10 – $20
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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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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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RiverWalk Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Discover the design concepts used to create the RiverWalk’s path and enjoy sculptures dotting the landscape.  This tour also highlights the architecturally significant buildings that flank the Milwaukee River.

Free – $15
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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

George Wallace in Wisconsin Virtual Book Talk with Ben Hubing

This Zoom event is free to attend but registration is required. You will receive a zoom link in your registration confirmation email. About the book, George Wallace in Wisconsin: The Divisive Campaigns that Shaped a Civil Rights Legacy Alabama governor George Wallace ran for president four times between 1964 and 1976. In the Badger State,…