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Address: 200 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515
Phone Number: 414/286-3200
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We took city tour and started at city hall. We loved the architectural design of the building both inside and out. The clock tower was awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Wayne E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took city tour and started at city hall. We loved the architectural design of the building both inside and out. The clock tower was awesome.

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Thank Wayne E
florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We got to see this building as part of a city tour It was built in the late 1800 and has a very interesting exterior Their are wonderful clocks on the building

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Built at the end of the 1800's - just go inside and lookup. Great iron railings and architecture. Holds a lot of history.

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Thank JerseyJosie
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

It's fun to think that, when it was built, it was the tallest structure for miles and miles! Unique, inside and out. Recently the building itself has had some problems.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I've been to Milwaukee probably a hundred times, but never stopped in to see City Hall. I'd highly recommend it. It isn't exactly a tourist attraction since it's a working government building, but the restoration job is impeccable. Stepping into the lobby and looking up is worth the time to duck inside if you're passing by.

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Thank Luke B
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

One of the most beautiful City Halls in the United States. Great photo opportunity when taking a stroll in downtown Milwaukee

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Thank Lloyd L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Not much to see inside because it is a working building, but it really has history so I would recommend stopping by and having your picture taken in front of it because if you remember the show Lavern and Shirley from the 70's you will remember it in the opening of the show and its just a historic place in... More 

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Thank Brent S
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We were able to tour the City Hall and clock tower during the Open Door weekend. This was an amazing tour with great views of the city. Interesting architecture.

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Thank CairoDave
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Loved walking the exterior and interior of this building and seeing the old photos. Unreal how the world used to operate back in the day. Stop by if you have time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

City Hall, built in the 1895 on a triangular piece of property, is interesting to look at from the outside but even more stunning if you go inside. There is an oval atrium in the center that goes up to the 8th floor with a glass ceiling for light and each floor has a beautiful railing that can be seen... More 

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