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Milwaukee Sights

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

  • 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave. Map It
  • Milwaukee
  • House/Mansion/Villa

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Venture back in time to Milwaukee's mighty brewing days with a tour of this 37-room Flemish Renaissance Revival mansion. Built in 1892 for beer baron Frederick Pabst, its heavily ornamented stone exterior leads to an interior that lives up to its fancy trimmings. Once the center of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee and, in the 1970s, narrowly saved from demolition, it now reveals an extensive art collection, not to mention the magnificence of decorating details including brass doorknobs, cast iron air ducts, mosaic marble floors, and glass rondel windows.

Sight Information


2000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Downtown, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $9; seniors and students $8; children 6-17 $5; under 6 free; prices are $1 more during Christmas season
  • Mon.-Sat. 10-4; Sun. 12-4


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