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Ranked #1 of 20 Museums 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 #2 of 20 Museums 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 20 Museums 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 #4 of 20 Museums 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 #5 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: Museums
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Ranked #6 of 20 Museums 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 #7 of 20 Museums 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 #8 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
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Ranked #9 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: Museums
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Ranked #10 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: Architectural Buildings; Museums
Owner description: Overlooking Lake Michigan, this Italian Renaissance-style villa was designed by architect David Adler in 1923. Originally the... more » Owner description: Overlooking Lake Michigan, this Italian Renaissance-style villa was designed by architect David Adler in 1923. Originally the residence of Lloyd Smith of the A.O. Smith Corporation and his family, the Museum features fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th through the 18th centuries, wrought-iron masterpieces by Cyril Colnik, and a formal garden and changing exhibitions by local, regional, and international artists. « less
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Ranked #11 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: Art Galleries; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
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Ranked #13 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #14 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
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Ranked #15 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: On the National Registry of Historic Places, the lavish 1911 home of Charles and Sarah Allis contains their world-class art... more » Owner description: On the National Registry of Historic Places, the lavish 1911 home of Charles and Sarah Allis contains their world-class art collection that spans more than 2,000 years and includes impressive Classic antiquities, Renaissance bronzes, French Barbizon, Hudson River School, and Ashcan School painters, Asian ceramics, stunning decorative arts, and period furniture and furnishings. Changing exhibitions feature local and regional artists, making the museum a vibrant center for Wisconsin arts not to be missed. « less
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Ranked #16 of 20 Museums in Milwaukee
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Owner description: The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is coming to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2016! Stay tuned for updates and more... more » Owner description: The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is coming to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2016! Stay tuned for updates and more information. « less
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Category: Art Galleries; Museums
Contemporary art gallery
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