Doors Open 2021 will take place September 25 and 26, offering in person tours. Virtual events and online tours will be available to view September 25 - October 3. Schedule and details will be announced August 16.
Doors Open Milwaukee is a public celebration of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods, architecture, and history. This event offers behind the scenes tours of commercial buildings, art galleries, urban gardens and more throughout Milwaukee’s downtown and neighborhoods.
Volunteer for Doors Open
Help volunteer for this city wide open house event! We need 100+ volunteers to help greet/count visitors, check in tours, and more.
Why Volunteer? The opportunity to meet other architecture and history enthusiasts!
- Volunteer badge to cut to the front of line at any participating weekend sites (excluding ticketed tour sites).
- 50% off membership to Historic Milwaukee for new members
- 10% off at the Historic Milwaukee Gift Shop (expires October 31)
- 10% off Doors Open merch
- Neighborhood Tours of Clarke Square, Lindsay Heights, and Havenwoods on Historic Milwaukee's YouTube channel.
- Musical Performace with Access Contemporary Music
- Art activity with Artists Working in Education
- Fund for Lake Michigan Water Passport
- Explore 16 Neighborhoods
- Download the Neighborhood Activity Book