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Culture of Milwaukee. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Milwaukee Skyline at Sunset The picturesque port city will impress visitors with its architectural attractions and museums. One of the most visited cultural centers in the city is the Milwaukee Art Museum located in a spectacular futuristic building on the shore of the lake. Its rooms house over 25 000 pieces of art. There are works of famous artists of the past centuries and modern masters. Some rooms of the museum are equipped specifically for temporary exhibitions. Themed exhibitions dedicated to art and design are often held here. In the museum, there is a comfortable restaurant that has a view of the lake. The guests can also visit an interesting gift shop.
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 … Open
Another attractive place is a historical brewery named Miller. Since its opening, it has been one of the biggest and most famous breweries in the country. Not so long ago, Miller has become available for tours. You can watch the beer production process and taste the best beer varieties. In Milwaukee, there is also a beer museum where you can see a lot of interesting historical exhibits and learn about the development of brewing in the region.
Milwaukee is the home of world-famous Harley Davidson bikes. It was here that the first models were released in the early 20th century. Now, you can also visit the Harley-Davidson Museum that tells about the development of the company and houses the most famous bikes. In total, there are over 450 bike models displayed. You can also see here historical exhibits dedicated to the stages of the company’s development. This unusual museum is one of the most visited in the city. Every year, over 300 000 people come here to admire its exhibits. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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When walking, you can see a lot of beautiful historic buildings, for example, Turner Hall. The building was built by the project by Henry Koch. Today, it is a historic monument of national importance. Since the construction, the building has been serving as a culture center. Now, there is a modern concert hall where classical music concerts are regularly held. In the historic building, there is also a luxurious ballroom where the most important celebrations take place.
Milwaukee Lakefront Another impressive building is the National Bank Milwaukee that was built in 1973. It has been the highest building in the state for 40 years. The skyscraper has 42 floors. Besides a bank, it also includes offices of different companies and state institutions. The skyscraper is one of the most photographed sites in the city.
Food traditions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are some of the most diverse and most interesting in the country. There are a lot of farms where meat and dairy products are produced. As for … Open
One of the interesting religious monuments is the Basilica of St. Josaphat located in the south of the city. It was built at the initiative of the Polish community of construction materials left from old customs and a post office. Today, the church attracts with its extraordinary architectural style and a variety of elements that are not typical for classical religious constructions. For example, the doors had been left from customs. Some of the main interior decorations are bronze accessories and ornaments. Such an interior is very different from those in other churches of the city.
Downtown Milwaukee You can learn more about city history by visiting the Milwaukee Public Museum. There are a lot of themed exhibitions. The total area of the museum is almost 14 000 m2. It houses the collection of interesting archaeological and historical artifacts. You can also see ethnographic and art collections. One of the most unusual constructions is a man-made rainforest. The museum is often visited by local people and tourists with children. They are especially attracted by exhibits dedicated to prehistoric inhabitants of our planet.
Milwaukee is often called “the city of festivals”. During the year, a lot of themed festivals, most of which are world-famous, are held. One of the major and most interesting cultural … Open
Another interesting place for family recreation is the Discovery World Museum located on the shore of the lake. It is dedicated to modern scientific and technological achievements. Most of the exhibits in the museum are interactive and will impress little tourists. The visitors can also learn about the latest discoveries in genetics, see the latest robot technologies, and carry out interesting experiments. The museum also houses interesting exhibits dedicated to regional nature.
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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
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Milwaukee
♥   Basilica of Our Lady of Mary, Help of Christians at Holy Hill, Hubertus, 41.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Milwaukee

Culture guide to Milwaukee. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Milwaukee: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Milwaukee. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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