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Milwaukee Public Museum

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Milwaukee Public Museum

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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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Glenn wrote a review Mar 2020
Waukesha, Wisconsin9 contributions1 helpful vote
Very kid friendly. When grandsons come from Texas to visit, want to visit museum and "Streets of Old Milwaukee". Easy access from parking garage. Never have to leave cover if weather is less than ideal.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Erin wrote a review Feb 2020
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We really enjoyed the museum!! So much to do and see. The Crossroads of Civilization was amazing. The butterfly gardens and exhibits were our daughter’s favorite. The Planetarium show gravity was okay but the kids seemed to enjoyed it. So many displays. The Rain Forest awesome. The dinosaur exhibit did frighten one of the kids at the end. Enjoyed the Old Streets of Milwaukee. Highly recommended. The docents were very friendly and knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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SRiese wrote a review Feb 2020
Monroe, Wisconsin46 contributions8 helpful votes
You will want to spend HOURS here! The exhibits are incredible, the Dome theatre has amazing shows, and the butterfly conservatory has tons of gorgeous butterflies to interact with. The $18/$24 adult ticket is worth every penny.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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EngelkingCGMN wrote a review Feb 2020
Cottage Grove, Minnesota2,008 contributions248 helpful votes
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The "Defying Gravity" show is tailored for an elementary school audience so I was disappointed. That being said, the theater itself is very nice, with comfortable seating. The rest of the Museum was great, covering a wide variety of topics of natural and human history. We spent a longer time at this museum than most we have visited.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Karen R wrote a review Feb 2020
33 contributions9 helpful votes
My husband and I capped off a staycation (really dislike that word, but we there we are), with a visit to the museum and IMAX. We went because I wanted to see the special exhibition on Poison, which was really cool, but nothing like we expected. I don't really know what we expected, but not that. It was very educational. We also wandered up to the 3rd floor and saw an interesting exhibition sponsored by Northwestern Mutual. Very cool stuff, and different from anything we'd previously seen. We also picked an IMAX movie on time. It was interesting, but definitely geared toward kids. Which was cool, just unexpected. All in all, a really nice visit, especially when we hadn't been in years.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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