- The list below includes 156 free or cheap things to do in or near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Breweries, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Neighborhoods.
- From Kettle Moraine State Forest to Marquette University, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Milwaukee and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Racine, Waukesha, Cedarburg and Franklin.
Once the largest habitable building in the US, Milwaukee's City Hall has an atrium over 380 feet tall. Visitors can take a self-guided tour or join an official historical tour to enjoy the ornate architecture and story behind the building.
The Trocadero Gastro bar is a high-end restaurant that serves a myriad of dishes, including sea food and a variety of cheeses. One of the highest acclaimed dishes includes one pound of mussels on a bed of roasted tomatoes, fennel, vermouth, and caramelized onions on a pretzel baguette.
An independent movie theater, Fox Bay Cinema Grill features three auditoriums used to show first-run films. The theater offers all digital projection, RealD 3D movies, in-theater dining and a standard assortment of concession items.
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This old world brewery offers tours throughout the brewery that include the lager cellar and the bottling room with Bavarian murals that line the walls. Both beer and soda are offered on drought. A gift shop and banquet rentals are available.
A movie theater with an IMAX screen, AMC Mayfair Mall 18 displays first-run feature films along with independent films. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.