Key Milwaukee

December 2013

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

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ATTRACTIONS Pabst Mansion Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory –The Domes Mansion, Charles Allis Art Museum, and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum. The pass may be used through Jan. 5. CEDARBURG ART MUSEUM, W63 N675 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. The museum building was designed in 1898 as a residence by Cedarburg Architect William Hilgen. The museum and its initial 49 paintings were donated to the people of Cedarburg by a trust fund left for the community by Ozaukee Bank. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.,-Sat., noon4 p.m. Sun.262-377-6123 Milwaukee County Zoo BEST PLACE at the historic Pabst Brewery, 901 W. Juneau Ave. 630-1609. Experience Milwaukee brewing history. See KEY Tours. BETTY BRINN CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave. 2nd Floor. 390-KIDS. Milwaukee's only area museum designed for children ages 1-10. Interactive exhibits provide hands-on learning for kids to "Play their way Smart!" 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. through Sat,. noon-5 p.m. Sun. BMO HARRIS BANK'S HOLIDAY DISPLAY, lobby of the BMO Harris Bank, 770 N. Water St. Open Mon., Dec. 2 through Mon., Jan. 6. Hours are Mon. through Fri. from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. On weekends, Christmas Day and New Year's Day, the display will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special Note: The lobby will be closed after 1 p.m. on Sat., Dec 14, and Tues., Dec. 24; and after 5 p.m. on Mon., Jan 6. For each visitor to the display, BMO Harris Bank will donate $5 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. BOERNER BOTANICAL GARDENS/WHITNALL PARK, 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners. 525-5600. Fifty-two acres of formal gardens surround the expansive Education and Visitor Center. Call for hours. BRONZE FONZ, just south of W. Wells St. on Milwaukee's RiverWalk (east bank), is a statue of Arthur (The Fonz) Fonzarelli, the charismatic role played by actor Henry Winkler in the long-running "Happy Days" television series set in Milwaukee. Great spot for a picture. CAPTAIN FREDERICK PABST MANSION, 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave. 931-0808. This Flemish Renaissance home of Captain Frederick Pabst, built in 1893, features unique Victorian craftsmanship and design. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon. through Sat. Noon-4 p.m. Sun. HOLIDAY SEASON PASS: Visitors may choose the $15 Holiday Season Pass to the Pabst 26 CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM, 1801 N. Prospect Ave. 278-8295. Elegant 1911 Tudor-style mansion museum with period rooms, original furnishings and worldwide art collection. Open 1-5 p.m., Wed.-Sun. DISCOVERY WORLD, 500 N. Harbor Dr. 765-9966. Unique interactive science attractions, freshwater and saltwater aquariums and a virtualreality chamber with 30 simulated environments. Open to public from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri.,10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Home of Great Lakes schooner Denis Sullivan. GREAT LAKES DISTILLERY, 616 W. Virginia St. 431-8683. Wisconsin's first distillery to be opened after Prohibition offers tours and a chance to buy and sample in the Tasting Room. Products include gin, brandy, vodka, whiskey, absinthe and specialty distilled spirits. GROHMANN MUSEUM at Milwaukee School of Engineering, 1000 N. Broadway. 277-7501. Home of the world's most comprehensive art collection dedicated to the evolution of human work. 9 a.m.5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-6 p.m. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun. HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM, 400 W. Canal St. 877-436-8738. Whether visitors were born to be wild – or mild – makes no difference at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. More than a nostalgia trip for motorcycle enthusiasts, the museum offers a glimpse of American history and culture like as never seen before – through the successes and trials of an iconic American company. Open daily 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and until 8 p.m. on Thurs. HOLY HILL near Hartford, northwest of Milwaukee, is the highest point in Southeastern Wisconsin and includes the Basilica of Holy Hill. IRISH CULTURAL AND HERITAGE CENTER OF WISCONSIN, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave. 345-8800. Located in the landmark Grand

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