What You'll Get
Choose Between Two options
- $11 for a Skywaukee tour for two ($20 value)
- $21 for a Skywaukee tour for four ($40 value)
Tours depart at 1 p.m.; meet your guide in front of the Plankinton statue (near the T. J. Maxx entrance) in the street level lobby of the Plankinton Building at 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Starting from Grand Avenue Mall at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., the Skywaukee tour explores the early history of the city from the modern skywalk system. Tours embark every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. from October 24 to December 12, and again from January 9 to May 7.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 7, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. No tours during St. Patrick's Day parade 3/14/16. Tours are every Saturday at 1pm from 10/24/15-12/12/2016 and resuming 1/9/16-5/7/16. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About 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.