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Milwaukee Public Library

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Address: 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone Number: 414 286 3000
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one of the best libraries I have visited so far.

So far, I must say this is one of the most beautiful libraries that I have ever visited (I need to visit the Library of Congress still). I came back a second time during my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So far, I must say this is one of the most beautiful libraries that I have ever visited (I need to visit the Library of Congress still). I came back a second time during my vacation here, because I loved it so much. Besides the vast amount of books here, the Neo-renaissance architecture of this library is spectacular and the... More 

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Atlantic, Iowa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed a couple hours in the gorgeous Central Library, and its breathtaking architecture. I was there for some family research and the librarian in the Humanities section was EVER SO MUCH more than helpful - THANK YOU, Heather! She helped me find city records for my family, found other resources where they were employed decades ago - I... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

great architectural history - check out the terrazzo floors in the Wisconsin Ave foyer - they also have a green roof tour

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Oconomowoc, Wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A down town icon. I can't imagine how many hundreds of thousands of people have wandered it's isles. A true old fashioned library, well preserved.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Lovely old building that really looks like a Library. Floors upon floors of tomes for all tastes, vocabularies, age levels, and languages. Exhibits are world-class and worthy of your time. Very friendly staff will help you get just what you want to read. Come, learn and enjoy!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I go on the internet to pick out the books I want to read. It is easy and there always are helpful tips about other authors that I have not read. You can pick the Library that you want the books to be picked up at. When the books are there they email you and you go there for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

first go to check out the awesome historical archticher. Then stay for the information. You can information on anything here and I mean anything and abundance of it.

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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love all of the media options at all of the locations across the city. If you have a card, you can log in and request a book from another library and pick it up at the one most convenient for you. Our entire family visits as often as possible.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a huge place so plan on spending a good amount of time here. The part I liked the best were the streets of old Milwaukee. Seeing old candy shops and other stuff was an educational experience

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This building is not only world class, it's collection is too. This is a wonderful destination in Downtown Milwaukee!

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Address: 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone Number: 414 286 3000
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee

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