- Our list of the best things to do in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, features the top 195 nearby activities — including 96 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Milwaukee, WI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 34 things to do within the city of Milwaukee, WI , followed by 162 popular activities in nearby cities, including Racine, Waukesha, Cedarburg, Franklin, Port Washington, Brookfield, Oak Creek, Wauwatosa, New Berlin, Mequon, Menomonee Falls, La Crosse and Glendale
Pabst Theater is a historic and intimate venue that is designed so every seat in the house is a good one. The reconditioned interior highlights the buildings architecture so it's worth a stop even for those not interested in theater.
With over 20,000 works of art, the Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the largest connoisseurs of famous art in the country. See pieces from famous artists including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O'Keeffe.
This brewery has a variety of beers that include organic gluten free, and multiple seasonal beers. For a small fee you can take one of 3 types of tours which include a souvenir pint glass and 6 oz pours of beer.
Pabst Mansion was completed in 1892 by the Pabst Beer Baron and is now a historical site that houses 3 galleries of artwork, a historical, an event, and a museum gallery full of decorative and fine arts and archives. Group tours, lecture and event rentals are available.
The Milwaukee Public Museum contains over 4.5 million objects in its anthropology, zoology, history, and botany exhibits, among many others. The museum also offers fun events for small children to adults, including sci-fi movie fests and alien world exhibits.
Voted many times to be one of the best movie theaters in America, the Oriental Theater is one of the only remaining movie palaces in the country. It offers gourmet concessions and each movie is introduced with their trademark pipe organ, as it has done for the past 84 years.
The Milwaukee Brewing Company is a microbrewery that offers visitors tours of their beer making operation, with samples of the various styles of beer provided. The brewery also hosts Saturday open houses that feature samples and Q & A sessions.