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Join us for a walking tour this summer or visit our Milwaukee gift shop open Tuesday-Sunday!

Walking Tours

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.

Tour Policies

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

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.

As of June 1, 2021, face coverings are not required for guests who are fully vaccinated on our tours and at check-in. However, some tours may include building interiors. All tour takers, regardless of vaccination status, must comply with the posted mask policies of these individual buildings. HMI has free masks available, please request one before the start of your tour.

Federal Law requires masks to be worn on public transportation. All Hop tour attendees must wear a mask for the entire tour.

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.

Meeting Locations

Downtown, Third Ward and RiverWalk tours meet at our office at 235 E. Michigan St. Bay View and North Point Mansions 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.

Ticket Prices

Historic Milwaukee Members: Free

Non-Member Adult: $10

Kids 6-11: $5

Kids 5 & under: Free

Bay View

2168 S Kinnickinnic 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.

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.

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.

The Hop

235 E. Michigan St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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

Recommended for ages 12 and older.

Carlos Rolón, Gild the Lily (Caribbean Hybrid l, ll, lll), 2019, part of Sculpture Milwaukee 2019. © Carlos Rolón, Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York. Photo by Kevin J. Miyazaki for Sculpture Milwaukee

Public Art & Sculpture Milwaukee

235 E. Michigan St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Recommended for ages 12 and older.

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