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Pabst Mansion

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Address: 2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
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+1 414-931-0808
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Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron...

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.

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Drink in the History

Make sure you engage the guides so that you understand the rich history of the mansion. The structure is stunning. The mansion is beautifully decorated during the holiday season... read more

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milwaukee
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Make sure you engage the guides so that you understand the rich history of the mansion. The structure is stunning. The mansion is beautifully decorated during the holiday season. If possible, make your visit a holiday tradition.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pabst Mansion has great architecture and fabulous Milwaukee history. So many cool details, knowledgeable docents. If you have never been to visit, you definitely should. You won't be disappointed. Ask the docent about the cow delivered right through the front door as a gift :)

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Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to be in Milwaukee prior to Christmas to see the interesting Pabst Mansion. All the rooms were decorated beautifully for the holiday. You will be instantly dawn to the house once you glimpse the unique style. The rooms are all renovated to what they must have looked like back in the 1800's. It is self guided and... More 

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Union, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautifully restored mansion that belonged to one of the country's iconic beer families. The work is still in progress but the guides do a superb job of telling the story. If you are in Milwaukee, this is a must see attraction.

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about the holiday decor at the Pabst Mansion while on a family visit to Milwaukee and decided to stop in after lunch downtown. Each room was decorated differently, and while there were no official tours scheduled for the holidays, the docents were located on each floor and many times, they not only answered our questions, but gave us... More 

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Thank NortonsMom12345
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A combination of antiquities and holiday elegance graces the mansion during the holiday season. Every room is decorated in the spirit of the holiday season with unique trees of grander that is appropriate and enhances each room without taking over the beauty and bones of the mansion itself. A hidden gem located in the most unexpected location. One can only... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here before during the summer but went again today to see it all decorated for Christmas. Even seeing the mansion before, it still is amazing! And all the Christmas trees and garland are just out of this world. We took my parents while they were in town visiting. Its a nice holiday activity to do as a... More 

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DeForest, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm glad we finally got the opportunity to see the mansion. I was a bit disappointed that the structure was not great in some parts of the complex. I do hope that it can be repaired as it is a very important part of this state. I have never been a fan of the beer but the fact that Mr.... More 

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Thank David P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Beautifully decorated for the Christmas holiday, this was the perfect spot for a party. The Pabst employee's are knowledgeable about the history of the family and mansion. There are 3 floors thst are beautifully decorated with antiques and artwork. This was my second visit and I can't wait to go again.

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Thank Suzanne S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Please take the time to visit this worthwhile mansion. Christmas time is the best time to visit, as all the rooms have been lavishly decorated. It is a 3 story home, that you are free to walk through. We loved the decor, the knowledgeable docents, and the gift shop. It is also fun to do the Pabst Brewery tour on... More 

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