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Pabst Theater

144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53208 (Downtown)
414-286-3663
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Ranked #8 of 76 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Attended a concert in November. I love the preservation of the historic painting and charm of the pabst. 3 levels, seats are a bit squishy (people smaller back in the day) but not a bad seat in the house.

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The Pabst Theatre located downtown Milwaukee is a historical masterpiece. As soon as you enter, you feel as if you are taken back in time. I have been to this theatre over a dozen times and love it. Every year, my husband and now two grown daughters, make it our tradition to attend "The Christmas Carol" at the Pabst. When... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Attended the play this past weekend! OUTSTANDING PREFORMANCE!!! I have gone to this play or over 20 years and enjoyed every time EXCEPT for two years ago. I boycotted the play last year because of the way they had changed the story and characters, my family asked that we try it one time. We were glad we did, The entrance... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Attended the "A Christmas Carol" play today. Excellent, excellent, excellent!! Went to a matinee viewing with my daughter's school. She loved it as did every other kid in the place - from middle school up to high school. Would definitely recommend to anyone. For the school groups that pricing was very reasonable, seemed to be a lot more expensive for... More 

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Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It was our first time traveling to this venue for a concert and we LOVED it! We saw Phillip Phillips and he was amazing. The theater was so old and full of character. The chandelier's were absolutely beautiful. All seats would be great, in my opinion. We were on 2nd tier and they were great seats. Can't wait to go... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very cool venue - absolutely beautiful old theater! The seats are really small (like airplane seats!) so a bit uncomfortable during a 2+ hour long show.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is our favorite place to see a show! There isn't a bad seat in the house. The theater has been well taken care of ! This is a Milwaukee must see!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As a lifelong resident of Milwaukee, I have been at this facility countless times. The décor never ceases to amaze me and I find myself staring at the ceiling, the chandelier, and the painting techniques. The seats are a little uncomfortable, and the rows are a little too close to each other, but it still feels good to take in... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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154 reviews 154 reviews
27 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I went here with my Husband, Sister and Brother-in-law for a comedy show. It's a beautiful venue. However, I highly recommend getting here early. It gets crowded fast and the lines for the drinks are long. They have a Cudahy room off to the right when you first walk in and it seemed to be faster to get drinks there... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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91 reviews 91 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great place to see a concert. The only downfall are the bathrooms. Small and not enough. Otherwise it is a beautiful place with great seating and close to hotels and they pour a good drink.

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