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Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

901 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1428
+1 414-630-1609
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Best Part of Our Milwaukee Visit

Husband and I picked up a brochure for this place at our nearby hotel and decided to head out to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tonip961
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great Historical Tour

Loved this tour! It was so much more than a tour about beer; it covered the history of the Best... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
AshleyW6
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Best Place, located at the heart of the former Pabst Brewery, celebrates the history of Pabst with historic Blue Ribbon Hall, The Great Hall, & the Captain's Corner, all which can be rented for events. Beer History Tours along with a Gift Shop featuring the largest selection of beer related merchandise in the Midwest. In the Guest Center/Tap Room along with two beautiful outdoor courtyards, local and Wisconsin-brewed beers are served in an authentic, German atmosphere. Beer History Tour schedule: Sun., Mon., Wed. & Thurs. at 12, 1:30, 3, & 4:30pm. Fri., at 11am, 12, 1, 2, 3 & 4:30pm. Sat. at 11am, 12, & 1pm.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“history lesson” (27 reviews)
“gift shop” (42 reviews)
“slide show” (7 reviews)
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901 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1428
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+1 414-630-1609
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Husband and I picked up a brochure for this place at our nearby hotel and decided to head out to their 4:30 tour. We didn't really know what to expect but when we were told we could go into the next room and order our...More

Thank tonip961
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this tour! It was so much more than a tour about beer; it covered the history of the Best and the Pabst families and how the company came to be. The guide, Scott, was knowledgeable and charismatic and I was quite captivated for the...More

Thank AshleyW6
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the history and information given. Staff was great. They plan to open a museum which will only make it better. Definitely recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learned so much about Pabst and the history of brewing. Tour guide Scott rocked. We laughed and had a blast. You can see his passion and love for Pabst and beer. Loved having beer all along the way during the tour. Had a really good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time visiting this brewery and the overall experience was very good! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. The tour takes about 80 minutes. Very interesting history on Pabst (best beer). Well worth the time and you get at least...More

1  Thank Carlos T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn’t sure what to expect when we got here. It was a little confusing since I was looking for a tour in the big warehouse looking buildings because the Uber dropped us off in the wrong place. We walked around a finally found this place...More

1  Thank Tom F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is known for its beer culture and beer history. Many breweries have come and gone, but there is one in particular that has helped define the city in so many ways and is still influential to this day. That brewery is Pabst and...More

1  Thank Great_Beer_Now
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were skeptical to go on a brewery tour without a brewery, but as PBR fans, we did it and were glad. The tour filled your glass with beer and took you on an informative and interesting tour about Best and Pabst. We all really...More

1  Thank wessdaniel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Sunday 3pm tour. Guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. You can drink your beer while walking on the tour. Highly recommended if you enjoy seeing historical buildings.

1  Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buy a ticket, grab a beer, and get ready to learn the history of the Best/Pabst families and their impact on Milwaukee. The grounds are lovely, and our tour guide explained lots of details about the buildings. The venue hosts special events and they were...More

1  Thank Jannrasp
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pwolfe2080
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Bob_Van_West | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer. They do not provide wheelchairs.
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rhonda k
April 2, 2017|
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Response from llwid | Reviewed this property |
$8 for $13 and up, $6 for kids. Check out their website for your times.
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