Milwaukee Rising: Looking for the city’s most unusual attractions

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MILWAUKEE, Wisc. -- We’re Cruisin’ to Wisconsin’s biggest metropolis.

Downtown Milwaukee is booming with construction cranes and new attractions.  But when it comes to summertime fun, there’s much more to this vibrant city than beers and brats.

Join us as we cruise up the interstate with WGN’s Julian Crews looking for some of Milwaukee’s most interesting  destinations.

Planning a trip?  Here's some links and info that can help:

Grohmann Museum

1000 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 277-2300
grohmannmuseum@msoe.edu

Gallery Hours:

Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Admission:

General admission: $5.00
Students / Seniors: $3.00
Children under 12: Free
MSOE students (with ID), alumni, faculty and staff: Free

http://www.msoe.edu/about-msoe/grohmann-museum/

 

The Basilica of St. Josaphat

South 6th St. & West Lincoln Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

http://www.thebasilica.org/visit

Open Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm for visits and tours.

Located in the Pope John Paul II Pavilion on the west side of the Basilica, the visitor center is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Walking tour brochures are available for your convenience. There is also a free exhibit of images and information detailing the story of the Basilica on the lower level of the Pavilion.
Formal tour presentations of the Basilica are regularly held after the 10:00am Mass on Sundays. Simply gather in the front few pews immediately following the musical postlude (approximately 11:00am).
To schedule group tours on other days of the week, please call (414) 902-3523
The Basilica and Visitor Center are handicap accessible.

Kathleen Szuslik - Director of Visitor Services - (414) 902-3523

infothebasilica.org

 

Harley-Davidson Museum – Milwaukee

May-September - Daily: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Thursday, 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.)

October-April - Daily: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Thursday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.)

400 West Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI 53201

1-877-436-8738

http://www.harley-davidson.com/content/h-d/en_US/home/museum.html