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Walking Tours

Ticket Prices

Pre-registration is required for all tour participants, including members.

Skywaukee & Historic Third Ward
Historic Milwaukee Members: Free
Non-Member Adult: $10
Kids 6-11: $5
Kids 5 & under: Free

Hop Streetcar Tour
Historic Milwaukee Members: $10
Non-Member Adult: $15
Kids 3-12: $5

Meeting Locations

Hop and Historic Third Ward tours meet at our office at 235 E. Michigan St. Skywaukee tours meet off-site, the addresses are listed in your booking confirmation.

We will cancel tours at 5pm the day before if there are no sign-ups.

Questions? Call our office at 414-277-7795.

Tour Policies

Guest and volunteer safety is our top priority. If you feel ill or suspect you may be experiencing symptoms of a COVID-19 infection, please do not attend any tours.

Face coverings are not required for guests who are fully vaccinated at check-in or outdoor portions of our tours.

As a completely interior tour, Skywaukee participants must wear a mask for the entire tour. Federal Law requires masks to be worn on public transportation. All Hop tour attendees must wear a mask for the entire tour. HMI has free masks available, please request one before the start of your tour.

Outdoor tours will use a headset system to facilitate social distancing while on the tour. Please maintain a safe distance from tour takers not in your party.

We are happy to welcome service animals on our tours but we ask you leave pets at home.

Skywaukee

161 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Explore downtown Milwaukee from indoors! Stroll through the skywalk system and learn about significant Milwaukee landmarks. Tour meets at the Plankinton Arcade in the Avenue.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

The Hop Streetcar Tour

235 E. Michigan St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Explore urban renewal from the edge of the Menomonee Valley to Downtown's Yankee Hill neighborhood. Learn about Milwaukee's mid-century revitalization and current efforts to adapt, renew and build.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

Historic Third Ward

235 E. Michigan St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

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Bay View

Historical Marker 275, Corner of S. Superior St. & E. Russell Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207

Learn how Bay View began with a patchwork of industry and diverse group of immigrants and grew to the charming neighborhood you see today.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

Downtown

235 E. Michigan St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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 new architecture.

Wednesday tours include a look at the Grain Exchange in the Mackie Building.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

North Point Mansions

2288 N. Lake Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

RiverWalk

235 E. Michigan St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

Public Art & Sculpture Milwaukee

The Calling, End of E. Wisconsin Avenue.

Explore the 2021 Sculpture Milwaukee installation and other public art in downtown Milwaukee.

Recommended for ages 12 and older.