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144 fun things to do in & around Milwaukee!

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ACTION, AMUSEMENT & SPORTS 

  1. Action Territory – 12345 75th St  Kenosha, WI 53142 (262) 857-7000  http://www.actionterritory.com/
  2. Adventure Rock – 21250 W Capitol Dr  Pewaukee, WI 53072 (262) 790-6800  http://www.adventurerock.com/
  3. Bay Beach Amusement Park – 1313 Bay Beach Rd  Green Bay, WI 54301 (920) 448-3365  http://www.baybeach.org/
  4. Beloit Snappers Minor League Baseball – 2301 Skyline Dr  Beloit, WI 53511 (608) 362-2272  http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t554
  5. Blazzin Lasers Laser Tag Arena – 1521 W Howard Ave Milwaukee, WI 53220 (414) 303-7892  http://www.listerfx.com/
  6. CMP Tactical LazerTag – 4905 Howell Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 482-2222 http://www.cmptactical.com/
  7. Dave and Busters (arcade) – 2201 N Mayfair Rd  Milwaukee, WI 53226 (414) 454-0100  http://www.daveandbusters.com/default.aspx
  8. Eble Park Ice Arena – 19400 W Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045 Office:  (262) 784-7512; Public Skate Info:    (262) 784-5155 http://www.waukeshacounty.gov/defaultwc.aspx?id=39590
  9. Evolution Gastro Pong (ping pong) – 233 E Chicago St  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 831-7746 http://www.evolutionmke.com/
  10. Four Seasons Skate Park – 200 N 25th St  Milwaukee, WI 53233 (414) 933-7275  http://4seasonssk8park.wordpress.com/ 
  11. Helium Trampoline Park – 16235 W Beloit Road, New Berlin, WI 53151 – (262) 777-2100  http://www.heliumtrampolinepark.com/
  12. High Roller Fun Rentals – 1128 Baxter St., Waukesha, WI 53186 – (262) 524-4008  www.highrollerfunrentals.com
  13. Incrediroll Skate & Laser Tag – 10928 W Oklahoma Ave  West Allis, WI 53227 (414) 545-8444  http://www.incredi-rollsk8.com/
  14. Kids in Motion Laser Tag – 14135 W Greenfield Ave New Berlin, WI 53151 (262) 649-3144  http://www.kidsinmotionwi.com/
  15. Light Speed Laser Tag, Go Karting, Video Arcade – 4251 S 27th St Greenfield, WI 53221 (414) 817-8888  http://www.lightspeedrocks.com/
  16. Little Amerricka Amusement Park – 700 E Main St  Marshall, WI 53559 (608) 655-3181  http://www.littleamerricka.com/
  17. Mike Hegan’s Field of Dreams – 16701 W Cleveland Ave New Berlin, WI 53151 (262) 781-7526
  18. Milwaukee Seven Seat Bike Tours – 225 E Chicago Street, Milwaukee, WI (414) 628-5103  http://www.sevenseat.bike/index.html 
  19. New Zoo Adventure Park – 4378 Reforestation Road, Green Bay, WI 54313 (920) 434-7841 http://newzoo.org/
  20. Night Glow Golf  http://milwaukeecountygolfcourses.com/
  21. Nine Below Maker’s Golf Tavern – 1905 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 210-4470 https://www.ninebelowmke.com/
  22. Paintball Dave’s – 203 N Broadway  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 271-3004  http://www.paintballdaves.com/
  23. Pettit National Ice Center – 500 S 84th St  Milwaukee, WI 53214 (414) 266-0100  http://www.thepettit.com/
  24. Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike – 8365 N 76th St, Milwaukee, WI 53223 (414) 355-7433  http://www.raysmtb.com/
  25. Save Milwaukee – 207 E Buffalo St, #312, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 628-5103 http://www.savemke.com./
  26. Skateland – Butler, Cedarburg & Waukesha  http://www.skate-land.com/
  27. Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park – W229 N1420 Westwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186 262-696-1600 http://www.skyzone.com/milwaukee
  28. Slice of Ice Outdoor Skating – 920 N. Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 289-8791  http://county.milwaukee.gov/RedArrow11930.htm

 

ARTS & CRAFTS

  1. A Touch of Glaze – 721 Meadowbrook Rd  Waukesha, WI 53188 (262) 524-0231  http://www.atouchofglaze.com/
  2. Art Trooper – Audubon Court Strip Mall  333 W. Brown Deer Rd. Suite T, Fox Point, WI 53217 (414) 351-1855  http://www.arttrooper.com/
  3. Arté Wine & Painting Studio – 1442 Underwood Ave, Wauwatosa, WI 53212 (414) 810-6095  http://artewineandpaint.com/
  4. Creative Fire Pottery – 6427 W North Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53213 (414) 443-9402  http://www.creativefirepottery.com/
  5. Eclectica Beading – 18900 W Bluemound Rd  Brookfield, WI 53045 (262) 641-0910  http://www.eclecticabeads.com/
  6. Glaze Pottery – 149 Green Bay Road Thiensville, Wisconsin 53092 262-238-KILN (5456)  http://www.glazepottery.com/
  7. John Michael Kohler Arts Center – 608 New York Ave  Sheboygan, WI 53081 (920) 458-6144  http://www.jmkac.org/
  8. Knot Just Beads – 4309 S 76th St  Milwaukee, WI 53220 (414) 771-8360  http://www.knotjustbeads.com/
  9. La Terraza Pottery – 11520 W Bluemound Rd  Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (414) 443-1800  http://www.potteryfun.com/
  10. Make a Messterpiece – 2050 Tower Rd  Glenview, IL 60026 (847) 730-5275  http://www.makeamessterpiece.com/
  11. Planet Bead – 710 N Milwaukee St  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 273-2323  http://www.planetbead.com/
  12. So Cool Crafts – 4160 N Oakland Ave Lower Suite 14 Shorewood, WI 53211 (414) 418-8924 http://socoolcrafts.com/ 
  13. Splash Studio: A Painting Bar – 184 N. Broadway  Milwaukee, WI 53202 – (414) 882-7621  http://www.splashmilwaukee.com/

 

INDOOR PLAYGROUNDS

  1. Bounce Realm Indoor Inflatable Playground – 4595 S 27th St  Greenfield, WI 53221 (414) 281-8000  http://www.bouncerealm.com/
  2. Flabbergast Indoor Play Center – W248 N5250 Executive Drive, Sussex WI 53089  http://www.flabbergastfun.com/
  3. Fun-Timez! – 6544 S 108th St  Franklin, WI 53132 (414) 765-2800  http://funtimezparty.com/index.html
  4. Jumping Country – 1235 Dakota Drive, Grafton, WI 53024 (262) 377-6700  https://www.jumpingcountry.com/
  5. Just 4 Fun Playland – 2100 Washington Street, Grafton, WI 53024 (262) 375-4507  http://just4funplayland.com/wp_j4f/
  6. Monkey Joe’s Indoor Play Center – 2040 W. Bluemound Rd Waukesha, WI 53186 (262) 549-3866  http://monkeyjoes.com/
  7. Pump It Up Indoor Play Center – 195 N Janacek Rd, Brookfield, WI 53045  (262) 780-1010  http://www.pumpitupparty.com/
  8. The Big Backyard – 2857 S. 160th Street, New Berlin, WI 53151 (262) 797-9117  http://www.thebigbackyardwi.com/
  9. The Children’s Play Gallery – 126 East Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI  53066 (262) 354-0819 http://thechildrensplaygallery.com/

 

MUSEUMS

  1. Above & Beyond Children’s Museum – 902 North 8th Street Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (920) 458-4263  http://www.abkids.org/
  2. Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass – 165 N Park Ave  Neenah, WI 54956 (920) 751-4658  http://bergstrom-mahlermuseum.com/
  3. Betty Brinn Children’s Museum – 929 E Wisconsin Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 390-5437  http://www.bbcmkids.org/
  4. Building for Kids Children’s Museum – 100 W College Ave  Appleton, WI 54911 (920) 734-3226  http://www.buildingforkids.org/
  5. Charles Allis Art Museum – 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 (414) 278-8295  http://www.cavtmuseums.org
  6. Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear – 839 North 11th Street Milwaukee, WI 53233 414-273-1680  http://www.chudnowmuseum.org/
  7. Circus World Museum – 550 Water St  Baraboo, WI 53913 (608) 356-8341  http://circusworld.wisconsinhistory.org/
  8. Dinosaur Discovery Museum – 5608 10th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140 (262) 653-4450  http://www.kenosha.org/wp-dinosaur/
  9. Discovery World – 500 N Harbor Dr  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 765-9966  http://www.discoveryworld.org/
  10. East Troy Electric Railroad Museum – 2015 Division St  East Troy, WI 53120 (262) 642-3263  http://www.easttroyrr.org/
  11. Eisner American Museum of Advertising – 208 N. Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 847-3290  http://www.theeisner.com/
  12. Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum – 1816 10th St, Two Rivers, WI 54241 (920) 794-6272 http://woodtype.org/
  13. Harley Davidson Free Factory Tours – W156 N9000 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051  http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_US/Content/Pages/Factory_Tours/pilgrim.html?locale=en_US&bmLocale=en_US
  14. Harley Davidson Museum – 400 W Canal St  Milwaukee, WI 53201 (877) 436-8738  http://www.harley-davidson.com
  15. Harry Houdini Historical Center – 330 E. College Avenue – Appleton, WI 54911 (920) 735-9370  http://www.houdinitribute.com/houdinihistorical.html
  16. House on the Rock – 5754 State Road 23  Spring Green, WI 53588 (608) 935-3639  http://www.thehouseontherock.com/
  17. International Clown Hall of Fame – 102 4th St  Baraboo, WI 53913 (608) 355-0321  http://www.theclownmuseum.com/
  18. Jelly Belly Warehouse – 10100 Jelly Belly Ln  Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 (866) 868-7522  http://www.jellybelly.com
  19. Jewish Museum Milwaukee – 1360 N Prospect Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 390-5730  http://www.jewishmuseummilwaukee.org/index.php
  20. Kohl Children’s Museum – 2100 Patriot Blvd  Glenview, IL 60026 (847) 832-6600  http://www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org/
  21. Madison Children’s Museum – 100 N Hamilton St #100  Madison, WI 53703 (608) 256-6445  http://www.madisonchildrensmuseum.org/
  22. Milwaukee Public Museum (FREE for Milwaukee residents on Mondays) – 800 W Wells St  Milwaukee, WI 53233 (414) 278-2728  http://www.mpm.edu/
  23. Museum of Wisconsin Art – 300 S 6th Avenue, West Bend, WI 53092 (262) 334-9638  http://www.wisconsinart.org/
  24. National Mustard Museum – 7477 Hubbard Ave  Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 831-2222  http://mustardmuseum.com/
  25. National Railroad Museum – 2285 S Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54304 (920) 437-7623  http://www.nationalrrmuseum.org/en-us/default.aspx
  26. North Point Light House – 2650 N Wahl Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211 (414) 332-6754 http://northpointlighthouse.org/
  27. Old Falls Village Museum – N96 W15791 County Line Road Q, Menomonee Falls WI 53051 (262) 250-3901  http://www.oldfallsvillage.com/
  28. Pabst Mansion – 2000 W Wisconsin Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53233 (414) 931-0808  http://pabstmansion.com/
  29. Paper Discovery Center – 425 W Water St  Appleton, WI 54911 (920) 380-7491  http://www.paperdiscoverycenter.org/
  30. Spinning Top & YoYo Museum – 533 Milwaukee Avenue (Hwy 36), Burlington, WI 53105 (262) 763-3946  http://www.topmuseum.org/
  31. The Building for Kids Children’s Museum – 100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911 (920) 734-3226  http://www.buildingforkids.org/
  32. Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum – 2220 N Terrace Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 271-3656  http://www.cavtmuseums.org/
  33. Waukesha County Museum – 101 W Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186 (262) 521-2859 http://www.waukeshacountymuseum.org/
  34. Wisconsin Auto Museum – 147 N Rural St  Hartford, WI 53027 (262) 673-7999  http://wisconsinautomuseum.com/
  35. Wisconsin Maritime Museum – 75 Maritime Dr  Manitowoc, WI 54220 (920) 684-0218  http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org/index.php
  36. Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts – N50 W5050 Portland Road, N50 W5050 Portland Rd, Cedarburg, WI 53012 (262) 546-0300 http://wiquiltmuseum.com/

 

OUTDOOR

  1. Apple Holler – 5006 S Sylvania Ave  Sturtevant, WI 53177 (262) 884-7100  http://www.appleholler.com/
  2. Awe’s Apple Orchard – 8081 S. Lovers Lane (Hwy 100), Franklin, WI 53132 (414)425-1426  http://www.savorwisconsin.com/AllListings/detail.asp?recordid=1093&table=producer
  3. Barthel Fruit Farm – 12246 N Farmdale Rd  Mequon, WI 53097 (262) 242-2737  http://barthelfruitfarm.com/
  4. Basse’s Country Delight Farm Market – S70 W16050 Janesville Road, Muskego, WI 53150 (414) 422-0315  http://www.bassescountrydelight.com/Default.aspx
  5. Bear Den Zoo & Petting Farm – 6831 Big Bend Rd, Waterford, WI 53185 (262) 895-6430 http://www.beardenzoo.com/
  6. Boerner Botanical Gardens – 9400 Boerner Dr  Hales Corners, WI 53130 (414) 525-5650  http://www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org/
  7. Bookworm Gardens – 1415 Campus Drive Sheboygan, WI 53081 (920) 287-7895  http://www.bookwormgardens.org/index.html
  8. Cave of the Mounds – 2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd  Blue Mounds, WI 53517 (608) 437-3038  http://www.caveofthemounds.com/
  9. Cedar Spring Trout Fishing – N3760 County Hwy NN, Cascade, WI (920) 528-8480  http://www.cedarspringstroutfishing.com/
  10. Devil’s Lake State Park – Baraboo, WI 53913 (608) 356-8301  http://www.devilslakewisconsin.com/
  11. Elegant Farmer – 1545 Main Street, Mukwonago, WI 53149 – (262) 363-6770  http://elegantfarmer.com/index.php
  12. Family Farm – 328 N Port Washington Rd  Grafton, WI 53024 (262) 377-6161
  13. Green Meadows Petting Farm – 33603 High Dr. (Hwy.20) East Troy, WI 53120 262-534-2891  http://greenmeadowsfarmwi.com/contact
  14. Havenwoods Environmental Awareness Center – 6141 N. Hopkins St. Milwaukee WI 53209  http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/havenwoods/naturecenter.html
  15. Historic Milwaukee Boat Tour on the Edelweiss – 205 W. Highland Ave., Suite 204 Milwaukee, WI 53203 (414) 276-7447  https://www.edelweissboats.com/public/cruise/historic-milwaukee-boat-tour-8/
  16. Horicon Marsh Boat Tours at Blue Heron Landing – 311 Mill St  Horicon, WI 53032 (920) 485-4663  http://horiconmarsh.com/
  17. Lake Michigan Lakefront – Kite flying, bike & paddleboat rentals  http://county.milwaukee.gov/ParksandPublicInfras7720/The-Lakefront.htm
  18. Lakeside Park – 555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI  54935 (920) 322-3460  http://www.fdl.com/to-do/lakeside-park/
  19. Lambs Farm – 14245 W Rockland Rd  Libertyville, IL 60048 (847) 362-4636  http://lambsfarm.org/
  20. Lynden Sculpture Garden – 2145 W Brown Deer Rd  Milwaukee, WI 53217 (414) 446-8794  http://www.lyndensculpturegarden.org/
  21. Merrimac Ferry – Merrimac, WI  http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/water/merrimac.htm
  22. Milwaukee County Parks & Trails  http://county.milwaukee.gov/SiteDescriptions9222.htm
  23. Milwaukee County Zoo – 10001 W Blue Mound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226 (414) 771-3040  http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/
  24. Nieman Orchards “The Old Red Barn” – 9932 Pioneer Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012 (262) 377-4284  http://www.niemanorchards.com/index.html
  25. Old World Wisconsin – W372 S9727 Wisconsin 67  Eagle, WI 53119 (262) 594-6301  http://oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/
  26. Ozaukee County Pioneer Village – 4880 County Road I  Saukville, WI 53080 (262) 377-4510  http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/ochs/PioneerVillage.htm
  27. Packers Training Camp – Green Bay, WI  http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/training-camp/practice-schedule.html
  28. ParFrey’s Glen – Baraboo, WI  http://www.devilslakewisconsin.com/information-center/other-natural-areas/parfreys-glen/
  29. Peck and Bushel Fruit Company – 5472 County Road Q, Colgate, WI 53017 – 414-418-0336  http://peckandbushel.com/
  30. Possibility Playground – Port Washington, WI 53074  http://possibilityplayground.org/
  31. Racine Zoo – 200 Goold St, Racine, WI 53402 (262) 636-9189 https://www.racinezoo.org/
  32. Richardson Adventure Farm – 9405 Richardson Road, Spring Grove, IL 60081 (815) 675-9729  http://www.richardsonadventurefarm.com/
  33. Riveredge Nature Center – 4458 County Hwy Y, Saukville, WI 53080 (262) 375-2715  http://www.riveredgenaturecenter.org/
  34. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center – 1111 E Brown Deer Rd Milwaukee, WI 53217 (414) 352-2880  http://www.schlitzauduboncenter.com/
  35. Shalom Wildlife – 1901 Shalom Dr  West Bend, WI 53090 (262) 338-1310  http://www.shalomwildlife.com/
  36. Urban Ecology Center – 1500 E Park Pl Milwaukee, WI 53211 (414) 964-8505  http://urbanecologycenter.org/
  37. Wehr Nature Center – 9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI  53132 (414) 425-8550  http://county.milwaukee.gov/WehrNatureCenter10115.htm
  38. Wittes Vegetable Farm – 10006 Bridge Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012 (262) 377-1423  http://wittesvegfarm.com/

 

WATER PARKS

  1. Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park – 2028 S. 124th St., West Allis, WI 53227 (414) 321-7530  http://county.milwaukee.gov/CoolWaters9156.htm
  2. Country Springs Hotel Water Park – 2810 Golf Rd  Pewaukee, WI 53072 (262) 547-0201  http://www.countryspringshotel.com/default-en.html

 

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. 7 Mile Fair – 2720 W 7 Mile Rd  Caledonia, WI 53108 (262) 835-2177  http://www.7milefair.com/
  2. Door County  http://www.doorcounty.com/
  3. Hoffer’s Tropic Life Pets – 7323 N 76th St  Milwaukee, WI 53223 (414) 760-2257
  4. Miller Park Tour – 1 Brewers Way  Milwaukee, WI 53214 (414) 902-4400 http://milwaukee.brewers.mlb.com/mil/ballpark/tours/index.jsp
  5. MillerCoors Brewery Tour – 4251 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53208  (414) 931-2337  http://www.millercoors.com/AgeVerification.aspx
  6. Milwaukee Brewery Tours – (Pabst, Big Bay, Lakefront, Sprecher, Milwaukee Brewing, Great Lakes)  http://milwaukeebrewerytours.com/
  7. Milwaukee County Historical Society – 910 N Old World 3rd St  Milwaukee, WI 53203 (414) 273-8288  http://www.milwaukeehistory.net/
  8. Milwaukee Public Library – 814 W Wisconsin Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53233 (414) 286-3000  http://www.mpl.org/
  9. Milwaukee Trolley Loop – http://www.milwaukeedowntown.com/getting-around/milwaukee-trolley-loop
  10. Sprecher Brewery Tour – 701 W Glendale Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414) 964-7837  http://www.sprecherbrewery.com/tours.php
  11. Sweet Water Organics (public tours noon on Sunday) – 2151 S Robinson, Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 489-0425  http://sweetwater-organic.com/
  12. The Domes (Mitchell Park Conservatory) (FREE on Monday mornings) – 524 S Layton Blvd  Milwaukee, WI 53204 (414) 257-7275  http://county.milwaukee.gov/MitchellParkConserva10116.htm
  13. Wisconsin Dells  http://www.wisdells.com/
  14. Wisconsin Humane Society – 4500 W Wisconsin Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53208 (414) 264-6257  http://www.wihumane.org/

 

FREE DAYS AT MILWAUKEE ATTRACTIONS

 

1.  Milwaukee Art Museum – 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee (414) 224-3200

Free on the first Thursday of every month

mam.org

 

2.  Milwaukee Public Museum – 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee (414) 278-2728

Free for Milwaukee County residents on the first Thursday of every month

Other free days:

  • Mother’s Day – Free for moms
  • Father’s Day – Free for fathers
  • Veteran’s Day – Free for veterans and current members of the military
  • Grandparent’s Day – Free for grandparents
  • Memorial Day – Free for veterans and current members of the military

Milwaukee County residents also receive a $2 discount on general admission every day.

mpm.edu

 

3.  Mitchell Park Domes – 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee (414) 257-5611

Free for Milwaukee County residents every Monday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

county.milwaukee.gov

 

4.  Betty Brinn Children’s Museum – 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee (414) 390-KIDS

Free admission on the third Thursday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

bbcmkids.org


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