Milwaukee sits along the south-western shore of Lake Michigan and is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin. The city has the nicknames ‘Cream City’ and ‘Brew City’ because of its distinct cream coloured bricks and the long rich brewing history that the city is associated with.
There are plenty of museums within Milwaukee as well as 25 theaters and more than 150 restaurants. There is an active community here who make great use of the 150 parks and 130 miles of bike trails. With so much to do let’s take a look at the top 25 best things to do in Milwaukee.
1. Understand History At Milwaukee Public Museum
Milwaukee Public Museum was first opened in 1884, the museum has changed locations since then but it still manages to attract half a million visitors each year. There are currently 17 permanent exhibits at the museum including ones that represent each individual continent. One of the most popular attractions is the ‘Streets of Old Milwaukee’ which contains fully furnished models of houses and shops from the city in the late 19th century. In total there are 4.5 million artifacts at the museum spread out over many different subjects.