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Grohmann Museum

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1000 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3110
+1 414-277-2300
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Great museum, great price, if a bit narrowly focused

My parents, girlfriend, and I visited here for a low-price museum to see something different. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hend6
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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
Amazing, but....

This place is absolutely amazing, but I was really disappointed by the severe underrepresentation... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Robin B
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1000 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents, girlfriend, and I visited here for a low-price museum to see something different. I especially figured my dad, himself a skilled tradesman and business owner, would appreciate the Steel - Cycle of Industry exhibit. Getting here is fairly easy, and we were able...More

1  Thank hend6
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing, but I was really disappointed by the severe underrepresentation of people of color in the artwork. I found 4-5 pieces featuring people of color among the hundreds on display.

3  Thank Robin B
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This is a museum centered on the history of major manufacturing processes and manual work and includes art exibits and sculptures of mining, iron and steel manufacturing, quarrying, farming, and other more contemporary processes. The exibits and art work are outstanding and informative and give...More

1  Thank Chip13666
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We stopped by here after being amazed and overwhelmed by the collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum, having low expectations for the Grohmann. Our experience was amazing. First off, the facilities are great. The staff were friendly, several sets of clean bathrooms on each floor,...More

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The collected art, paintings, and sculpture of this wonderful museum is a must see! Situated within the campus of the Milwaukee School of Engineering in downtown Milwaukee; the Dr. Eckhart Grohmann collection is unique and exceptional. Housing one of the world's best collections of the...More

1  Thank marriswc
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Part of the MSOE campus, this museum is packed with interesting objects and works of art. Not your typical stuffy museum atmosphere but geared more toward the beginner or novice museum patron. A unique part of this museum are the rotating statutes along the edge...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Great art works of the industrial age with a distinctly Teutonic slant. Most of the works shown are the artistry of Europeans, with a large number of German. Plan on taking 1 to 3 hours to take in all of the exhibits

Thank SkiKingMKE
Reviewed February 8, 2017

I'm not a big museum fan. Lots of obscure pictures with any consistent theme. This museum is not like that. Focused on work and what people do with pictures of so many jobs--from ironworker to beekeeper. Sculptures and paintings (mainly paintings). 3 50-something guys had...More

Thank JRVoo
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Unfortunately, we attended during the time when there wasn't a major exhibit but enjoyed going anyway.

Thank Plantchamp
Reviewed January 21, 2017

This is my second trip to Grohmann. It lives fully up to it's description as a museum for Labor Art, with it's collection almost entirely of paintings of people in the process of performing their profession, with an emphasis on pre-20th century blue collar works....More

3  Thank cconner42
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rsmacleish
Is there parking nearby?
March 4, 2017|
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Response from cconner42 | Reviewed this property |
Grohmann is North of the main downtown area, so depending on when you go street parking is fairly accessable. There aren't any lots really close by, but if you're willing to walk a couple of blocks there are a number of lots... More
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