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Pabst Mansion

2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
+1 414-931-0808
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Architectual Jewel of a Bygone Era

The design and craftsmanship in this turn of the century mansion are awe inspiring. It was the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TheWuch
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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Pabst Museum visit

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Pabst Museum. The docents were very willing to share their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorraine M
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Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst's beautiful home was built in the Flemish Renaissance style on Milwaukee's historic Grand Avenue. During docent-led tours visitors will see the first through third floors and learn about the Pabst Mansion and family.
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2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
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Reviewed yesterday

The design and craftsmanship in this turn of the century mansion are awe inspiring. It was the first joint project of Milwaukee architects George Bowman Ferry and Alfred Clas who went on to design Milwaukee's Central Library, St. John's Cathedral and the Tripoli Shrine Center,...More

Thank TheWuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Pabst Museum. The docents were very willing to share their knowledge of the family and their home. It was a very interesting historical highlight of our trip.

Thank Lorraine M
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the tour guide, beautiful rooms, amazing history. Worth the trip and you can take photos now! Recommended.

Thank Tracey B
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review and yes! we allow pictures now. This will be especially nice with all the beautiful Christmas decorations up until January 8th!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You'll learn a lot and spend some time inside a beautiful house. The restoration work is not complete, but if anything, that made the restoration that has been done more impressive. Also, I recommend going on the first tour of the day (10 a.m.) and...More

Thank Paige Y
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review, one never knows how busy the day will be. Sometimes we will get a full group at one hour and the next hour almost no one. From November 16th until January 8th, we will have no guided tours just self...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

With tours leaving every hour on the hour, get there at least ten minutes early. The tour guide was wonderful and knew so much about the mansion. It is such a nice piece of history. The restoration work is phenomenal. It is a step back...More

Thank Korndog I
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review, we do have an elevator if the stairs get to be too much.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had set aside a weekend when our Frenchy was here to do Milwaukee things! The Sunday we were able, the weather was just cold and rainy. Decided to try the Pabst Mansion, as it was a logical thing to do in Milwaukee. Not sure...More

Thank mints2013
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

A beautiful home in the middle of downtown Milwaukee, you'll definitely want to add this tour when you're in town! The tour takes approximately 90 minutes as you view and explore about 20 of the 66 rooms in this 125+ year old Mansion built by...More

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Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review, I never counted all the rooms and you do see about 20, but the 66 might be high for the basement, attic and staff area. Maybe I should count them myself sometime? The 20 rooms you saw are the rooms...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this on a rainy day, was a very interesting peek into Milwaukee's history. The docents knew how to keep you moving so it didn't become boring.

Thank Teresa M
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Grew up in Madison and been to Milwaukee plenty of times yet never been to the Pabst Mansion. Well that's because it was owned by the Church for the past 67years and just recently sold back. While its still not totally refurbished, third floor still...More

Thank Brad K
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

This place was very beautiful. I learned a lot throughout this tour. At first, I didn't know what I was getting myself into. However, who doesn't want to go see a mansion? The architecture is amazing, I definitely recommend this to others.

Thank jetzec
Gary S, Guest Relations Manager at Pabst Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review, we are happy that you enjoyed your visit!

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Sorry, I can't remember cost, as I think back it was around $10 or so.
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