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Grohmann Museum

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Niche Museum Surprise - Very Well Done!

I went to the Grohmann Museum in Milwaukee after looking for things to do. I only had a few hours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CAMUSZ
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Chicago, Illinois
An absolutely magnificent museum that is a fitting tribute to human work. Don’t miss it!

We came here for a visit on a Sunday afternoon in early October 2018. We were greeted quite... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
ScenicTrek
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New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Grohmann Museum in Milwaukee after looking for things to do. I only had a few hours and was looking for something interesting and a bit off the beaten track. The Grohmann Museum was a wonderful surprise!! It is an extremely well-done...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We came here for a visit on a Sunday afternoon in early October 2018. We were greeted quite cordially by two people at the front desk (MSOE students?). Our admission included not only the museum but also a 58-page color booklet about the museum. What...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

I had never heard of this museum before, despite living in this city my whole life. It is owned and operated by the Milwaukee School of Engineering and includes three floors of galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden. I was in awe of some of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed September 1, 2018

It is ironic that so much of the collection consists of European art and yet the rooftop sculptures were made in Cebu, Philippines. The labor of the Filipinos who executed these sculptures should be recognized with a small exhibit detailing the process of creating the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This eleven year old museum is a small gem and not to be missed. It's perspective is very focused on the working people through the ages and is beautifully curated and displayed. It's best to start on the roof garden and work down. The beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Carol L
Reviewed August 19, 2018

More likely than not you have never heard of MSOE's Grohmann Museum. Please take a couple hours out of your day if you like art and visit this hidden gem... you will not be disappointed. Filled with paintings that tie to the theme of manual...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tabrandt
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I had read about this museum before arriving in Milwaukee and I'm glad I took time to visit. Sadly many locals I spoke to were unaware of it although the statues in the roof garden are visible from the street. Part of the Milwaukee School...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hornbeamVal
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Grohmann Museum is a part of The Milwaukee School Of Engineering and a unique "must visit" destination in any visit to Milwaukee. Centrally located downtown and soon to benefit from the new light rail transit system, the Grohmann offers a unique collection of art...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank J.J. S
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Located within the Milwaukee School of Engineering campus this museum was an excellent collection of painting, sculptures and photographs depicting man at work throughout the world and the years of the industrial revolution. If you love history of manufacturing technology you'll love this place. Oh...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dwatanab
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We went through this museum on an "Doors Open Milwaukee" weekend. Actually, my wife dragged me in as we walked past it, as she had heard about it. I did not feel much like a museum. "We'll just walk through quickly to see what it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank hjg33
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