Tour Tickets

HMI Members: FREE
Non-Members: $10
Ages 7-17: $2
Ages 6 & Under: FREE

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Please note that our tour guides do not process credit cards. If you do not pay online in advance, please be prepared with cash or check.

No reservations necessary except for groups of 10 or more. Call HMI to book a private tour: 414-277-7795.

Tours run for 1.5 – 2 hours.

2017 Brady Street


Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun at 10 AM | Tue/Thur at 3 PM

May 15-October 31*

From June 4th to October 15th, the Sunday Downtown tour will focus on the public art and sculpture installations along Wisconsin Avenue. Explore the unique architecture and streetscape of downtown and learn how Milwaukee’s three founders used Lake Michigan, three rivers and the harbor for commercial use to create the Milwaukee you see today. Meets at 235 E. Michigan.


Wednesdays at 6 PM | May 17-October 25*

Discover the design concepts used to create the Riverwalk’s path and enjoy the sculptures dotting the landscape. Meet at 235 E. Michigan Street.

Historic Third Ward

Saturdays at 11 AM | May 20-October 25*

Learn about the area’s early immigrant settlers and explore warehouses that ounce housed a diverse group of industries. Meets at 235 E. Michigan Street.

Brady Street 

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May 16-October 24*

From Polish, Irish and Italian roots to a counter culture in the ’60s and ’70s, this charismatic East Side neighborhood continues its eclectic tradition and is sure to entertain you. Meets at 1702 N. Humboldt Avenue.

Bay View

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May 21-October 29*

Travel down Kinnickinnic Ave. and learn about the area’s early industries and immigrants who made Bay View home. Meet at Zillman Park, 2168 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

North Point Mansions 

Sundays at 1 PM | May 21-October 29*

From Tudors to Frank Lloyd Wright, see the impressive mansions of the North Point neighborhood. This area is known for its intact early twentieth century architecture and historical importance. Meet at the fountain near the SE corner of North Ave. and Lake Drive.

*No tours given September 23 & 24 due to Doors Open 2017