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Sightseeing in Milwaukee - what to see. Complete travel guide

This place with rich history is one of the largest U.S. cities. Milwaukee literally translates as "good earth". This name was given to the city by its first settlers from Indian tribes. In the end of the 19th century the main manufacturing in the city was brewing. Brewing began developing under the influence of German immigrants who invaded the town in the middle of the century. Until the mid-20th century Milwaukee was a leading beer producer in the world. Even today one of the oldest plants still works in its territory. Travellers can also feel the atmosphere of the last century in numerous taverns and bars of the city.
In Milwaukee you will find many notable historic places of interest that will be interesting to any guest. First of all, you should visit old churches and buildings made of the so-called cream brick. The the bricks in this area are made of clay of unusual cream color, so the houses look so strange and unusual. Evangelical Lutheran Church is one of the most beautiful buildings created from their cream-colored brick.
Among popular cultural facilities we should mention the Milwaukee Art Museum, which traditionally amazes visitors by its unusual architecture and interior decoration. Here you can see works by famous artists, the majority of which belong to the early 19th century. Modern technologies fans will surely enjoy the tour to the Discovery World Museum. Its appearance it resembles a spaceship emitting laser beams of acid colors in all directions. The expositions of the museum demonstrate the power and majesty of modern technology. Besides this Milwaukee is home to world-famous Harley Davidson motorcycles, so tourists will have an opportunity to see the factory and the headquarters of the company. Complete your cultural program by visiting the Miller brewery. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Milwaukee
♥   Shopping area ' Historic Third Ward' Milwaukee, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Milwaukee
♥   Recreation Area 'Walkers Point' , 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Mitchell' , 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Wilson' , 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Allis' , 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'Franklin Woods' , 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Milwaukee and around
♥   Art museum 'Grohmann Museum' Milwaukee, 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Milwaukee Art Museum' Milwaukee, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art' Milwaukee, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum' Milwaukee, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Milwaukee from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Noahs Ark Waterpark

From the series “The greatest and fanciest water parks”
The aquapark is notable not only for a variety of rides, but also for the spectacular design. Hundreds of trees and shrubs grow on its territory. Visitors always have an opportunity to sunbathe on a green lawn or have a picnic in the shade of trees. Excellent playgrounds are set for the youngest guests. Many believe Noah's Ark Waterpark to be the best aquapark in North America. … Read further

Buckingham Fountain

From the series “The most spectacular fountains in the world”
The multifunctional fountain, the diameter of whose main basin forms 84 meters, is decorated with the interesting seahorse sculptures. For the design of the well the rare pink marble was used. The structure of the fountain is very symbolic. Its main pool symbolizes Lake Michigan and four groups of seahorses - four lakes surrounding the lake. The total volume of the water, which is constantly in the fountain, is about 5 700 000 liters. In the well there are 134 nozzles, from which more than 65,000 liters of water are ejected every minute. In the evening the wonderful fountain is illuminated with 840 colorful lamps. … Read further
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