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Boerner Botanical Gardens

Thousands of plants bring the seasons to life at Boerner, with colorful and fragrant displays laid out in 12 formal gardens. Explore a rose garden, peony garden, and daylilly garden, stroll under blossoming crabapples and enjoy brunch with a view in the cafe.

Charles Allis Art Museum

Charles Allis began accumulating his vast collection while still a young man, interested in many cultures from around the world. Working with various art dealers, he educated himself reading books about art, and he researched each purchase diligently.

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is home to eight arts groups: the Milwaukee Symphony and Youth Symphony orchestras; Milwaukee Ballet; Florentine Opéra Company; Black Arts Milwaukee; First Stage Theater; Optimist Theatre; and Suemo Dance Company. It also features travelling shows through its Broadway in Milwaukee series.

Milwaukee Art Museum

Our collection contains nearly 25,000 works of art. It is one of the largest museums in the United States.

Milwaukee County Historical Society

The Milwaukee County Historical Society's mission: to preserve and present Milwaukee County history. Research library, host an event, perfect for field trips.

Milwaukee County Zoo

As one of the country's finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire you!

Milwaukee Public Museum

Take a journey through the history of the Milwaukee Public Museum! Our outreach program brings the Museum to the community!

Mitchell Park Domes

Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and floral gardens . . .all in one afternoon! The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, better known as The Domes, is one of the most unique destinations in Milwaukee.

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum creates opportunities for residents and visitors to experience history, culture and the arts, by offering vibrant exhibitions and performances in the grand yet intimate setting of the Lloyd Smith family’s lakefront Renaissance villa and garden.

War Memorial Center

The Milwaukee County War Memorial Center is a living memorial to “Honor the Dead by Serving the Living.” Its educational experiences bring to life this memorial and tell the stories of the veterans who served and sacrificed for our freedom. Over 50,000 veterans and 140,000 visitors rely on the Center each year.

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