Key Milwaukee

July 2015

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

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Attractions Museums, landmarks, parks and more 22 PARKS u Boerner Botanical Gardents/ Whitnall Park, Fifty-two acres of formal gardens. Garden hours are 8am–6pm, seven days a week.. 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners. (414) 525-5600. u Lakeshore State Park 17-acre park lo- cated on Lake Michigan adjacent to Summer- fest and Discovery World. (414) 273-1173. u Milwaukee County Zoo Home to 2,500 rare and wild animals. Through Sept 7, 9am- 5pm. Entrance gates close 45 minutes prior to closing time. Open 365 days a year. 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. (414) 771-3040. u Milwaukee Riverwalk Six blocks on both sides of the river from Highland Ave. to the Historic Third Ward. u Mitchell Park Conservatory, The Domes One of a kind horticultural facility featuring arid, rain for- est and show domes. 9am-5pm Mon.-Fri., 9am- 4pm Sat. & Sun. 524 S. Layton Blvd. (414) 257-5611. u Schlitz Audubon Center 185-acres on Lake Michigan, with 6 miles of hiking trails & a 60-ft. observation tower. 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd. (414) 352-2880. RENTALS u Lakeshore Paddle Sports Rentals One- hour paddleboat rentals allow visitors to paddle around the Maritime Water Basin beside Dis- covery World museum and, on most days, the Quiet Water Basin along the Summer- fest grounds. (During Summerfest, rentals will only be available at the Summerfest grounds.) 10am-5pm daily, weather permitting. South dock of Discovery World (414) 217-7235 MUSEUMS u Milwaukee Art Museum The museum includes the internationally acclaimed Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion and Burke Brise Soleil. During construction, the collections are off view through fall. Exhibitions, educational offerings, and special programs continue. 10 am-5 pm Tues.-Sun. and until 8pm on Thurs. Open Mon. 10am-5pm Memorial Day-Labor Day. 700 N. Art Museum Dr. (414) 224-3200. Lakeshore Paddle Sports Rentals Milwaukee County Zoo Lyden Sculpture Garden

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