Key Milwaukee

July 2013

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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All phone numbers 414 area code unless otherwise indicated rare and wild animals. The animals roam in natural exhibits on 194 acres. Through Sept. 2: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Entrance gates close 45 minutes prior to closing time, animal buildings 15 minutes prior to closing time. Open 365 days a year. BOAT TOURS MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MARKET, 400 N. Water St. in the Historic Third Ward. 336-1111. Milwaukee's ethnic diversity is reflected in fresh fish, cheese, wine, baked goods, coffee, confections and spices. 10 a.m.8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Some vendors open early on weekdays or have late closing hours. MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM AND THE DANIEL M. SOREF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DOME THEATER & PLANETARIUM, corner of 7th and Wells Sts. 278-2728.The Milwaukee Public Museum boasts award-winning, walk-through exhibits and lifelike dioramas. MPM's Dome Theater and Planetarium offers visitors two unique visual experiences in one space. Enjoy crystal clear images on a six-story-tall screen and wraparound digital surround sound. MITCHELL GALLERY OF FLIGHT, main concourse of Mitchell International Airport. Traces role Milwaukee played in the history of civilian and military air travel. MITCHELL PARK CONSERVATORY, THE DOMES, 524 S. Layton Blvd. 257-5611. One of a kind horticultural facility, featuring arid, rain forest and show domes. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. NORTH POINT LIGHTHOUSE in Milwaukee's Lake Park. 3326754. The 74-foot, 1888 lighthouse is open 1-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Explore Milwaukee's rivers, harbors and Lake Michigan aboard double-decker vessels! Cruises Daily May-Sept Milwaukee's premier narrated sightseeing tours, cocktail cruises, live music & more. POTAWATOMI BINGO CASINO, 1721 W. Canal St. Located minutes from Milwaukee's downtown, two-story entertainment complex offers high-stakes bingo; blackjack, craps and roulette table games and video and reel slot machines. 500-seat cabaret-style theater. Buffet, sports bar and fine dining restaurants. Open 24 hours a day. ST. JOSAPHAT BASILICA, 601 W. Lincoln Ave. 645-5623. One of 16 basilicas in the U.S. features one of the five largest domes in the world. VOYAGEUR SCHLITZ AUDUBON CENTER, 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd. 352-2880. 185-acre nature center open year round. SKY KNIGHTS SPORT PARACHUTE CLUB, East Troy, Wis., 30 minutes southwest of Milwaukee off I-43. 262-642-9494.Tandem skydives and the popular Accelerated Freefall Program available. Jump yearround as weather permits. TEN CHIMNEYS, Genesee Depot (exit I-94 at Hwy. 83 south, 30 minutes west of Milwaukee. 262-968-4110. Estate tours of the home of Broadway greats Alfred Lunt & Lynne Fontanne, a National Historic Landmark. May 7-Dec. 1: 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Call for reservations. VILLA TERRACE DECORATIVE ARTS MUSEUM, 2220 N. Terrace Ave. 271-3656. Renaissance-style villa with formal gardens overlooks Lake Michigan. Open 1-5 p.m, Wed. through Sun. WAUKESHA COUNTY MUSEUM, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-521-2859. Historical exhibits. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. WISCONSIN MARITIME MUSEUM, 75 Maritime Dr., Manitowoc, Wis., 79 miles north of Milwaukee. 920-684-0218. Tour a fully restored WWII submarine moored at the museum, a Smithsonian affiliate and the largest maritime museum on the Great Lakes. Open every day. 101 W Michigan St 53203 Downtown on the RiverWalk, between Michigan & Clybourn St. Public parking available. Tickets & complete schedule: 414.294.9450 27

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