$9 for Two Adult Admissions and 10% Off at the Gift Shop to the Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion (Up to $18 Value)

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Flemish-Revival mansion showcases historical past of Pabst Brewing Company, rare 19th-century art, original furnished halls & tasting room.

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History tends to repeat itself, which means there’s a good chance you’ll get run over by another war elephant. Learn from the past with this Groupon.

$9 for Two Adult Admissions (Up to $18 Value)

Guided tours start at the top of every hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday–Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Groupon users also receive 10% off merchandise at the mansion gift shop on the day of their visit.

Pabst Mansion

Completed in 1892 as the private home of the Pabst family, Pabst Mansion stands as the last bastion of more than 80 mansions built for Milwaukee’s elite during a booming, bygone era. Since its construction, the estate has housed archbishops, priests, and sisters and was saved from near-demolition during the 1970s. The Flemish-Renaissance-Revival home has since been awarded a place on the National Register of Historic Places for its bounty of architectural intricacies.

Today, on-staff docents conduct a range of tours for public groups, private parties, school groups, and well-behaved rugby teams through the fortress of halls, opulent rooms, and verdant grounds, each restored to their original condition.

The Pabst Mansion’s impressive art collection includes works from the 1640s through the 1900s by artists such as William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gaetano Trentanove, and Eugene Joseph Verboeckhoven. The emporium of excess also features Pabst Beer Pavilion, the pavilion built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and the glass-covered conservatory where tropical plants and beer trees continue to flourish.

The mansion gift shop holds classic Pabst drinkware and memorabilia as well as antique photos, books, and former employees' original finger paintings.

Customer Reviews

The tour was very interesting and well worth the money.
January 13, 2014
Awesome piece of Milwaukee history for locals and visitors both to tour!
Karen H. · April 30, 2013
I had driven by this beautiful house many times and had been curious, but I hadn't ever looked into taking a tour. When I saw the Groupon, I had to jump on it. The tour was wonderful. The house is ever more interesting now that I know a bit of the history behind it.
Elizabeth A. · April 22, 2013
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