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The Eisner American Museum of Advertising & Design - CLOSED

208 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Historic Third Ward)
414-847-3290
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Type: Specialty Museums
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West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

The Eisner Museum was filled such education items dealing with Marketing over the years. Being in marketing myself, I found this to be well worth the visit!

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Milwaukee, WI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Not a huge musuem, but interesting look into the evolution of advertising and role of design in the world.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

I am not sure why this is on the list- it's not open to the public- they only do small events and there isn't really anything to see here. Everything is temporary...

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Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

It isn't that big, I expected more. What was there was neat though.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2010

I tried to visit in June 2010. As we walked in an employee told us it was actually closed to the public now. They only host private events now.

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Detroit, MI
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37 reviews 37 reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2010

I work in advertising, so I was really excited to go to this museum. I drove all the way from Detroit. What a disappointment. First off, about 70% of the museum is devoted to temporary exhibits, and when I was there, they had nothing to do with advertising. One was devoted to Milwaukee architectural projects that never got built, the... More

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Belvidere, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

If you are a fan of advertising, this museum is worth checking out. Has many historical advertising campaigns and you can even watch old TV commercials that are sure to bring back memories. This is supposedly the only museum devoted solely to advertising in the U.S.

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