Special Events

Join Historic Milwaukee for an upcoming special event! Proceeds from these events help support Historic Milwaukee’s year round mission to help educate the public about Milwaukee’s history, architecture and neighborhoods.

Lego Event: War Memorial

Thursday, January 24 at 6 pm
At the War Memorial Center
750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr
Join Historic Milwaukee and Workshop architect Sam Kreuser for an evening of design, Legos and local brews. Learn the fundamentals of architecture, build an iconic Milwaukee building with Legos, and enjoy a local crafted beer.

New addition: Participants are invited to join a tour of the War Memorial as part of this event!

On January 24, you can build the War Memorial Center. Dedicated on Veterans Day 1957 and designated a Milwaukee Landmark in 1974, The War Memorial Center is the stunning architectural achievement of renowned Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen.

Sam will share the building’s history and walk participants through the process of building a Lego version of the War Memorial Center.

Please note that two people will be in each group to build the model. The event is a hands-on program for adults, capacity is 12 total, RSVP required.

Tickets: $15 Members / $20 Non-Members

Lego Event: War Memorial