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Grohmann Museum

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Grohmann Museum

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1000 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3110
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A 90-120 minute tour that showcases the historic City of Milwaukee! We'll see some popular tourist destinations, as well as some hidden gems around the city, all while educating you about Milwaukee's vibrant and exciting history. This tour has customizable options, and different lengths to suit your schedule!<br>These tours only seat 5 guests per vehicle. For a private tour please reserve in 5 seat increments and the full Cruiser will be dedicated to your group only.<br><br>Tour Days: 7 days a week.<br>Tour Times: 10am, 12, 2 &amp; 4pm
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Meghan F wrote a review Jul 2020
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This was a great find! A rather large collection of really great art depicting many different types of occupations- some of which were rather unusual. The rooftop statue garden was really unique. My son and I had a good time meandering through the collection. The staff member on duty was friendly and very polite and we even got a free calendar and guide book to the collection.
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Date of experience: July 2020
Beatriz121 wrote a review Mar 2020
Wisconsin891 contributions249 helpful votes
I can't believe I never heard of the Grohmann Museum on the campus of the Milwaukee School of Engineering. As my husband and I found out, it is a "must see" if you appreciate fine art. The three story building is beautifully designed and the displays of paintings and scuptures all relate to the story of people at work. Among the 1,000+ pieces in the collection are European masterpieces, a Norman Rockwell, and bronze statues in the rooftop sculpture garden. I found the paintings of early medicine to be especially interesting. On a warm summer day the sculpture garden would be a perfect location to take in the Milwaukee skyline. We found the three staff members we interacted with to be extremely friendly and helpful. As seniors, our admission tickets were only $3. Free parking is provided in a lot just to the east of the museum. Both the building and the art collection were a gift from Dr. Eckhart Grohmann, a Milwaukee businessman and collector of fine art. The museum is definitely a stop worth making.
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Date of experience: March 2020
SRiese wrote a review Feb 2020
Monroe, Wisconsin46 contributions8 helpful votes
The works of art here are incredible! The rooftop sculpture garden was very cool and the bronze sculpture collection was extensive, but the paintings are INCREDIBLE! Such a great display. And don't miss the painting on the stairwell ceiling and the floor mosaic in the entryway! There's street parking around the building and a small parking lot around back that's free for museum visitors (you just register your vehicle at the desk).
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Date of experience: February 2020
skaszab2016 wrote a review Jan 2020
Toronto, Canada1,183 contributions234 helpful votes
A glorious house of art, history and with a local flare too. The staff so friendly and help also. a tour is needed. The bullding alone was worth the visit...outstanding :)
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Karen E wrote a review Dec 2019
Mequon, Wisconsin, United States14 contributions7 helpful votes
This art museum's unique focus is on the evolution of work. Sounds boring, but it isn't. Unlike most mixed genre art museums, this one left me with more takeaways because it stayed on a main topic. I saw so many kinds of work I never think about and appreciated the industriousness of mankind. I felt humbled, glad I had never had to do some of those thing, grateful, and inspired. Exceeded expectations.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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