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Address: 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414/286-3200
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City Hall Tour

We were able to tour the City Hall and clock tower during the Open Door weekend. This was an amazing tour with great views of the city. Interesting architecture.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
CairoDave
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Cairo, Egypt

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We were able to tour the City Hall and clock tower during the Open Door weekend. This was an amazing tour with great views of the city. Interesting architecture.

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Thank CairoDave
Toronto, Canada
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Loved walking the exterior and interior of this building and seeing the old photos. Unreal how the world used to operate back in the day. Stop by if you have time.

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Thank Janice S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

City Hall, built in the 1895 on a triangular piece of property, is interesting to look at from the outside but even more stunning if you go inside. There is an oval atrium in the center that goes up to the 8th floor with a glass ceiling for light and each floor has a beautiful railing that can be seen... More 

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Thank Genevieve K
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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257 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The building is beautiful and ornate. It is a neat piece of architecture in the downtown Milwaukee scene.

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Thank Richard M
glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This building modelled on the Rathaus of Hamburg is worth a visit. The interior is stunning with its oval shape and ornate balconies. There is an exhibition of pictures of people who played a prominent role in Milwaukee life.

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Thank susanwalsh
Columbia, South Carolina
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

It took leaving the city (the Midwest, actually) to appreciate the architectural beauty of this building. It's simply stunning, as so many other buildings are in the area. There are several buildings within a half mile diameter or less that have amazing detail and decoration that simply cannot be matched in modern style. It's like old world Europe in the... More 

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Thank mom2mcjc
Plantation, Florida
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is where you will start your untapped tour if you sign up for that tour company which I highly recommend. The inside of the city hall is very open and it was the tallest building in the world at one time which is hard to believe.

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Thank Ronaldtaxman
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

City Hall not the first place you would go? Yeah, I get that, but this one is pretty cool. Stand at the base of the building and look up. Check out 100 years of City Council photos on the wall. And don't miss the chambers. In fact, check out the decor changes in the chamber over the years in the... More 

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Thank DallasFoodFinder
St. Paul, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We only spent about 5 minutes inside as part of a tour -- but it is an AMAZING architectural sight once we go inside and look up! Definitely worth a quick couple of minutes to duck inside and have look around (and up!)

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Thank CandyceW
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96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful building from the outside, quite a bit run down and dingy on the inside. Each time I was there they were working on it, hopefully it will get better!

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Thank Sarah O

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