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Ranked #1 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln... more » Owner description: The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village. The Basilica is a Franciscan center for prayer and spirituality, inspiration and beauty. It is home to a vibrant Roman Catholic parish and remains a testament to the faith of the Polish immigrants that created it. We invite you to join us for a visit, a tour, for worship or in prayer. « less
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Ranked #2 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Museums
Owner description: A Milwaukee nonprofit dedicated to giving visitors a glimpse into Milwaukee life between the world wars with authentic items... more » Owner description: A Milwaukee nonprofit dedicated to giving visitors a glimpse into Milwaukee life between the world wars with authentic items displayed in store settings. Handicap-accessible guided tours are offered at no additional charge, and there is free off-street parking behind the building. « less
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Ranked #3 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe... more » Owner description: Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol. « less
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Ranked #4 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Performances; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #5 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
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Ranked #6 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Home of the Milwaukee Brewers, this state-of-the-art stadium features a fan-shaped convertible roof and four choices of... more » Owner description: Home of the Milwaukee Brewers, this state-of-the-art stadium features a fan-shaped convertible roof and four choices of front-row seats for baseball fans. « less
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Ranked #7 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Harley-Davidson motorcycles bring heart-thumping adventure, life-changing freedom and a bit of rebellion into the lives of... more » Owner description: Harley-Davidson motorcycles bring heart-thumping adventure, life-changing freedom and a bit of rebellion into the lives of people around the world. But whether you were born to be wild - or mild - makes no difference at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Much more than a nostalgia trip for motorcycle enthusiasts, the Museum offers a glimpse of American history and culture like you've never seen before - through the successes and trials of an iconic American company. Interactive, eye-catching exhibits present an unparalleled collection of legendary stories of our nation's last century. Located on 20 acres in downtown Milwaukee, the Museum offers free parking, Motor Bary & Restaurant, Cafe Racer, The Shop, park-like outdoor spaces, special event rentals, guided tours for group of 15 or more, and Steel Toe Tours of the Powertrain Operations, home of the big-twin engine. « less
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Ranked #8 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
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Ranked #9 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst's castle-like home was... more » Owner description: Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst's castle-like home was built in Flemish Renaissance style on Milwaukee's Grand Avenue of Mansions. « less
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Ranked #10 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #11 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Situated on the Lake Michigan shore, this park plays host to Milwaukee's sizzling summer circuit of ethnic and music... more » Owner description: Situated on the Lake Michigan shore, this park plays host to Milwaukee's sizzling summer circuit of ethnic and music festivals. « less
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Ranked #12 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Featuring more than six million objects and a variety of exciting exhibits, this is considered one of the best natural... more » Owner description: Featuring more than six million objects and a variety of exciting exhibits, this is considered one of the best natural history museums in the United States. « less
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Ranked #13 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #14 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Forests; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; State Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain part of the Ice Age Trail, a 1,000-mile trail... more » Owner description: Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain part of the Ice Age Trail, a 1,000-mile trail throughout Wisconsin. « less
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Ranked #15 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #16 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Museums
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Ranked #17 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
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Ranked #18 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Owner description: Discovery World connects innovation, science, technology and the environment with exploration and learning through... more » Owner description: Discovery World connects innovation, science, technology and the environment with exploration and learning through interactive exhibits and experiential learning programs. We are dedicated to helping people positively impact their communities by developing a better understanding of technology and the environment while fostering both innovation and creativity. Discovery World is a 120,000-square foot facility that includes interactive science, technology and freshwater exhibits, learning labs, theaters, television and audio studios, and fresh and saltwater aquariums. Venture into our world of technology Take a 3-D journey into virtual environments. Feel the dips and dives of flying an airplane. Lie on a bed of nails. See the inside of a nuclear reactor. Immerse yourself in our world of water See aquatic life from the Great Lakes, North Atlantic, and the Caribbean. Interact with stingrays, sea urchins, sturgeons, and more in our touch tank. Navigate your own ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle). View the world's largest model of the Great Lakes while you learn about native amphibians, reptiles, and fish. Discovery World is also home to the S/V Denis Sullivan, a 137-foot replica of a 19th century Great Lakes schooner and a floating classroom for water education and conservation programs, day and night sails, and private receptions. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, our grounds and promenade provide plenty of opportunity for strolling, picnicking or just enjoying the view. « less
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Ranked #19 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Park at the south end of the Lakefront Trail.
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Ranked #20 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks

The North Point Lighthouse is located at 2650 N. Wahl Avenue within Lake Park –one of the first public parks in Milwaukee .The lighthouse was originally built in 1855 with the... more »

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Ranked #21 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: Milwaukee's only place for hands-on play and interactive learning, just for kids 10 and younger and their grown-ups! The... more » Owner description: Milwaukee's only place for hands-on play and interactive learning, just for kids 10 and younger and their grown-ups! The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is dedicated to providing interactive exhibits and educational resources that promote the healthy development of children in their formative years. Exhibits include a kid-sized town; an area exploring the visual, language and performing arts; a life-sized board game that teaches kids about being healthy and taking care of our bodies; an inviting play just for children age 4 and younger; and a special exhibits gallery that features exhibits such as The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head, Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination, Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home and much more! The Museum also features two outdoor exhibits in the summer. « less
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Ranked #22 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Parks; Outdoors
City park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.
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Ranked #23 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: The Conservatory's Arid Dome houses a fine collection of cacti; the Tropical Dome features plants from the rainforest and the... more » Owner description: The Conservatory's Arid Dome houses a fine collection of cacti; the Tropical Dome features plants from the rainforest and the Floral Show Dome hosts a number of changing themed blossom displays throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #28 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Ranked #29 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 76 attractions in Milwaukee
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
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