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The Pabst Mansion
In 1892, the Flemish Renaissance Revival Mansion of Captain Frederick Pabst, world famous beer baron, accomplished sea captain, real estate developer, philanthropist and patron of the arts, was completed. From the day the house was inhabited, it was considered the jewel of Milwaukee's famous avenue of mansions called Grand Avenue. Boasting stunning interiors, elegant original furnishings, elaborate wall coverings, the finest wood craftsmanship, intricate ironwork, brilliant stained glass, and rare art, the Mansion helped make the 1890's the "Pabst Decade" in Milwaukee. Guided tours as well as self-guided tours are available.
Take Me out to the Ball Game
See exciting Major League action at Miller Park. Experience the tradition of a Wisconsin tailgate at one of the Brewers 81 home games from April-September. Guided tours of the e dugout, luxury suite level, visiting clubhouse, press box, Bob Uecker's broadcast booth and other behind-the-scenes attractions are also available.
Mitchell Park Conservatory (the Domes)
Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and special floral gardens . . . all in one afternoon . . . and an amazing lighting display in the evening! Nicknamed "The Domes" after the construction of three 85- foot high, dome-shaped glass greenhouses, Mitchell Park Conservatory offers visitors a look at the flora that thrive in different climates. The Arid Dome features desert plants from around the world, the Tropical Dome features a Tropical Rainforest environment, and the Floral Show Dome has changing exhibits.
Try the Local Fare
It is not only beer that made Milwaukee famous but the incredible food that goes along with it. Try one of the many ethnic restaurants found in Milwaukee. You can enjoy German foods such as sausage and sauerkraut, Italian pizza, pasta, and cheeses, as well as Polish dumplings and Pierogi. You may also want to try a local favorite, a Cannibal sandwich, made from raw ground beef on rye with thin slices of onion, or chopped onion mixed into the beef.
Harley Davidson Museum
Visit this recently opened museum which is a testimony to the legendary bikes, the people who built them and, of course, every individual who ever felt their powerful rumble on a long stretch of asphalt. Some of the highlights include an incredible motorcycle collection, videos, apparel, photos, documents, artifact, the Living the Legend Wall, Museum shop and restaurant.
Historic Milwaukee River Cruise
Enjoy some time on the water and learn about Milwaukee’s historical development, contribution to manufacturing, federal laws and take in great views of Milwaukee's lakefront and downtown. Expect to learn of Milwaukee’s Brewing History, German heritage, manufacturing contributions, famous locals and its current "Renaissance". Dinner, brunch, and late evening are available as well.
Miller Brewery Visitor Center & Girl in the Moon Brewery Shop
The MillerCoors Visitor Center's indoor/outdoor guided walking tour takes guests through 150 years of the famous brewery's heritage. Guests experience everything from the history of Fredrick Miller's 1855 arrival in Milwaukee, to the high-speed production lines being used today. The one-hour tour seamlessly blends the rich history of Miller with the modern age.