It's nice to have a tour guide to lead you around a city instead of getting directions from a hotel concierge whose only point of reference is "the docks." Start out on the right foot with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $10 for a walking tour for two (a $20 value)
- $18 for a walking tour for four (a $40 value)
- $20 for a special tour for two (a $40 value)
Walking tours explore the history of neighborhoods such as downtown, the Third Ward, and Brady Street. Upcoming special tours include a Saturday, August 17, bike ride through the city, a Sunday, September 8, examination of some of the materials used to construct Milwaukee's downtown buildings, and a Saturday, October 5, exploration of the cultural contributions of the city's German population.
Historic Milwaukee Inc
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
For over thirty years Historic Milwaukee Inc. has offered walking tours of Milwaukee neighborhoods focused on their history and unique architecture. In addition we organize Doors Open Milwaukee which is a two day open house event every year allowing the public to access buildings and businesses that are typically off limits. We stand out from the competition by providing informed and passionate tour guides who are eager to show off their city.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Historic Milwaukee Inc. was formed as a way to encourage Milwaukee residents to explore their city, learn its history and increase commitment to the preservation of our built environment.
What do you love most about your job?
I love getting to work with people who share an appreciation for Milwaukee's history and future.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
The best reaction I've gotten from a customer is having them tell me they didn't realize how much fun Milwaukee was as a city and that they can't wait to come back. s.