We were a group of 4 and had the Skywalk Tour. Julia gave us a fantastic view of the history and architecture of this amazing city. She walked at our pace, answered all our questions, was extremely knowledgeable and interesting. I would highly recommend this...More
Historic Milwaukee, Inc.
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We learned how fire, government decisions, and the pursuit of profit transformed the Third Ward several times. Mary Mac did a fine job educating us.
In addition to tours and lectures on Milwaukee (architecture/ethnic history/politics/more), Historic Milwaukee Inc. (HMI) has a gift shop with books on architecture (such as how to identify architectural styles in a home) and history of Milwaukee and surrounding communities. A range of products there can...More
This was a very pleasant tour of the riverfront with plenty of history and references to art and architecture. $10 is a nice price!
Booked the North Point Mansions tour on the HMI website. We found the meeting place easily, and there was plenty of parking. The guide Sean was fantastic and there was a group of about 20. He led us on a 2-hour tour, winding through the...More
The tour was a perfect blend of architectural and personal interest (history of the people who lived in these mansions). It was densely packed with information without veering too far into technical minutia. Sean was an excellent guide and I would recommend this to anyone...More
Website and storefront says they run an 11am Saturday tour until mid October, also says store is open on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. Tried to open the door at 10.15am only for the lady behind the counter to show a thumbs down, got back...More
Great tour by a very knowledgeable tour guide, Sean. We enjoyed the tour immensely. He moved right along which may be too much for some people in a group but not ours (about 20 people). So much history on movers and shakers in Milwaukee's past....More
I really enjoyed this tour. MaryMac leads you around for 1.5 hours telling stories of the neighborhood’s transformation. She points out the nuances of the brick color and architectural structure. There are plenty of opportunities to take photos. The tour ends at the public market,...More
I really enjoyed this tour of the historic buildings of Milwaukee. I really knew nothing of the history of the area and our tour guide did an excellent job of explaining it all to us and answering our questions. I loved learning about the old...More