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“Terrific Restoration”
Review of Pabst Mansion

Pabst Mansion
Ranked #6 of 180 things to do in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst's beautiful home was built in the Flemish Renaissance style on Milwaukee's historic Grand Avenue. During docent-led tours visitors will see the first through third floors and learn about the Pabst Mansion and family.
Reviewed November 9, 2012

This classic building is being brought back to it's original condition by wonderful craftsmen, and the tour guides were most informative and knew their history in great detail.

Thank Elgin60123
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

I (25yr) didn't think the Pabst Mansion was going to be anything special...I can say I was definitely proven wrong! From the outside the Mansion doesn't look all that impressive, but don't let that stop you from taking a tour; the inside and amenities of the house are what is truly impressive! The tour guides are incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, and are willing to answer any questions you may have. For only a few bucks, this was a great tour and I will/would go back again!

1  Thank Chelsie S
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Our tour lasted over and hour and covered nearly everything on the first and second floors of this marvelous old house.
The only thing we didn't like was the no photo policy.

Thank windycityart
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Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

Our docent was so knowledgeable!! The woodwork, the wallpaper, the attention to detail in the mansion is awesome! It is a work in progress but it is worth a visit if you have a couple of days in Mikwaukee!

Thank PegJohnston
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

The house is incredible but is now surrounded by blacktop instead of what was certainly once a lovely estate. After seeing the front part of the 20,000 foot mansion that the family lived in, you get to peek into the back of the home that the servants worked and dined in. Although we didn't see the 3rd floor, basement or servants quarters you do get the idea of how separate the lives of the wealthy and their servants used to be. Our tour took about 1 hour, 15 minutes. It could have lasted much longer though as our guide seemed to be annoyed whenever anyone asked a question. Would have been an excellent tour otherwise - even our 12 and 14 year-olds enjoyed it.

1  Thank StKatie
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