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235 East Michigan Street, Milwaukee

Historic Milwaukee Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four from Historic Milwaukee (Up to 47% Off)

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Participants can explore Milwaukee’s colorful history, unique architecture, and neighborhoods during a guided tour

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6 ratings2 reviews
February 23, 2020
Our "Skywaukee" 11 am tour guide, Judy, was engaging, entertaining and super knowledgeable about the early history of Milwaukee. Our group of 4 was impressed with the beautiful and relatively unknown skywalks providing the beautiful river and city views. Very professionally run. Will do another. Thanks!
1 ratings1 reviews
October 26, 2019
Very interesting! The husband and wife volunteers who did our tour were wonderful!
75 ratings53 reviews
October 8, 2019
This tour was excellent! The historical society does an amazing job on all of their tours. Steve was awesome this time and on all of the previous tours of his we have taken! Keep up the great work Historic Milwaukee.
5 ratings4 reviews
September 16, 2019
This was quite the deal! Loved the tour—our guide was so informative, kind, responsive to all of us. It was nice to meet others with interest in historic detail. Just a great first time experience and we intend to catch a few more!
4 ratings4 reviews
August 27, 2019
Extremely pleased with the merchant and my experiences. Highly recommended.
11 ratings9 reviews
August 27, 2019
First-rate company with fun, informative walking tours. Professional, reliable, affordable.
5 ratings3 reviews
July 23, 2019
It was a great day for a history walk and our tour guide was very knowledgeable.
48 ratings32 reviews
February 4, 2019
Good outing after many snow days. Leader was strong fan of Milwaukee but felt the need to lecture on social justice. While i did not disagree with her views, i felt this was an odd venue for it
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  • Reservations recommended to guarantee your spot
  • Departure location: Varies by tour, see website for details
  • Duration: 1.5-2 hours
  • The tour is handicap accessible.
  • Not valid for the HOP Streetcar

Available Tours:

Historic Milwaukee’s Downtown

  • This unique tour of our most prestigious downtown buildings starts at the Mackie Building and ends at the Milwaukee Art Museum to view its stunning new architecture.

Sculpture Milwaukee

  • Explore a different set of sculptures each summer with Historic Milwaukee and Sculpture Milwaukee. The tour touches each individual artwork and explores the history, placemaking and impact of public art along Wisconsin Ave.


  • Discover the design concepts used to create the RiverWalk’s path and enjoy sculptures dotting the landscape.  This tour also highlights the architecturally significant buildings that flank the Milwaukee River.

Historic Third Ward

  • Learn about the area’s early immigrant settlers and explore the warehouses that once housed a diverse group of industries. Today, the area is home to trend-setting businesses.

Bay View

  • Learn how Bay View began with a patchwork of industry and diverse group of immigrants and grew to the charming neighborhood you see today.

Brady Street

  • This East Side neighborhood, with its Polish and Italian working class communities, briefly became Milwaukee’s counter-culture stronghold in the 60’s and 70’s.

North Point Mansions

  • From Tudors to Frank Lloyd Wright, see the impressive mansions of the North Point Neighborhood! The area is known for its intact early twentieth century architecture and historical importance.

  • Still applicable to the Skywaukee Tours which run from November 2, 2019 until May 2, 2020

Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 2, 2020. Amount paid never expires. Online reservation required. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Historic Milwaukee

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.