The natural resources of Shorewood - the scenic, wooded banks of the Milwaukee River and the bluffs and shoreline of Lake Michigan - are ideal settings for parks. Across the span of the village between these 2 geographic features are more than 13 acres of village owned park land providing 3 major and 2 neighborhood parks.
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing hands-on educational experiences that help children build fundamental cognitive, social, emotional and physical skills during their formative years, and to educating adults about the profound influence of early learning on a child’s academic and lifelong success.
The Bronze Fonz is a public artwork by American artist Gerald P. Sawyer, located on the Milwaukee Riverwalk in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bronze Fonz depicts Henry Winkler as "The Fonz," a character in the television series Happy Days, which was set in Milwaukee.
Cathedral Square Park is a small urban Milwaukee County Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, located to the west of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. The park only takes the name of the nearby cathedral, with the Archdiocese of Milwaukee holding no ownership of the site.
The Allis name made its way to Milwaukee two centuries later, when Edward Phelps Allis — after graduating college at the age of 21 — moved from his hometown of Cazenovia, New York to Milwaukee in the spring of 1846. Charles Allis was born in 1853 in Milwaukee, the third of E.P and Margaret’s twelve children.
Located on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, Discovery World Science and Technology Museum is one of Milwaukee's best things to do for children and families. Located on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, Discovery World Science and Technology Museum is one of Milwaukee's best things to do for children and families.
Doctors Park is named after Dr. Joseph Schneider who practiced medicine in Milwaukee for 45 years & enjoyed an international reputation as a specialist in ophthalmology & otology. Born in Weigelsdorf, Silesia, Germany in 1845, he came to America in the early 1880s, not intending on relocating, but settled in Milwaukee. Before starting his practice in Milwaukee, Dr. Schneider had practiced for 10 years in Wuerzburg, Germany & attended clinics in Paris, London, & Vienna.
The Hank Aaron State Trail is a 13-mile paved continuous east-to-west connection from the shores of Lake Michigan to the Milwaukee/Waukesha county line. Find some of Milwaukee's top destinations along the route as well as a variety of environments ranging from urban, to river views, to prairie and wooded surroundings.
The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI, showcases the Harley-Davidson Motor Company's history and motorcycles through a variety of exhibits. The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI, showcases the Harley-Davidson Motor Company's history and motorcycles through a variety of exhibits.
Lakeshore State Park is located off the shore of Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. The park is relatively easy to access, but visitors from outside the city may wish to view a map of the area to better understand the written directions below. Two major construction projects in the area of the park are underway from the present until 2018. Call or e-mail during business hours for additional information regarding current park access.
The history of the Milwaukee Art Museum dates to the 1880s, although the museum officially originated when the Milwaukee Art Association and the Layton Art Gallery merged their collections in the late 1950s. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, MAM is a structural landmark both on the shoreline and in the city.
Welcome to the Milwaukee County Zoo! As one of the country’s finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire you! Visit over 3,100 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles in specialized habitats spanning 190 wooded acres.
The Milwaukee RiverWalk winds through the heart of the city, tying together three distinct riverfront neighborhoods — the Historic Third Ward, Downtown, and Beerline B – and bringing you to the doorstep of some of the city’s best restaurants, brewpubs, shops, and nightlife.
Oak Creek Parkway to Close for Reconstruction 06/06/18 Update: The Oak Leaf Trail along the Oak Creek Parkway will be closed from 13 th Avenue on the west to North Chicago Avenue on the east, beginning Monday, June 11. While the trail will remain open to these end points, trail users can avoid backtracking by taking the detour along Milwaukee Avenue.
Oceans of Fun is dedicated to providing topnotch welfare to the seals and sea lions that call us home. From their environment, to their diets, to monitoring their behavior daily, our animal care team assesses the health of our animals on various levels to ensure they are receiving the best possible care.
we want to make sure you arrive on time for your tour. please allow a few extra minutes to access parking due to consTruction on w. wisconsin ave. this summer. the pabst mansion offers free parking for guests at 2000 w. wisconsin ave. & across the street from the mansion at 2023 W. wisconsin ave.
Explore the astounding underwater worlds of the Reiman Aquarium. Discover odd, beautiful, and incredible aquatic creatures from the Great Lakes, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea. Experience Discover odd, beautiful, and incredible aquatic creatures from the Great Lakes, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea.
Clock Tower. The Allen-Bradley Clock Tower, owned by Allen-Bradley, a product brand of Rockwell Automation, has long been a landmark in Milwaukee. According to the Guinness Book of World Records: "The largest four-faced clock is that on the research and office addition of the Allen-Bradley Company.
Over the years the trail system declined, but in 1995–96, five young members of the Wisconsin Conservation Corps, trained by Park Maintenance staff, reconstructed damaged sections of the trail, rebuilt staircases and six bridges, added railings and signs, and remodeled the overnight lodge.
South Shore Park Pavilion Upper Level 2900 South Shore Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53207 South Shore Park Map Google Directions. A historic park building with stately wood-beamed interior and brick exterior is located on the shore of Lake Michigan, offering a great view of the Marina and the lake. Two rooms accommodate small or large groups.
On Saturday, July 20, 2013, Three Bridges Park opened to the public with a dedication and family celebration. It is the largest new park developed in Milwaukee in decades and marks the continued transformation of the Menomonee Valley into an asset for families, children, fishers, hikers, bikers, boaters, businesses and employees in the area.
Today Villa Terrace and its Renaissance Garden are zoned as Milwaukee County parkland. Together, they serve the citizens of Milwaukee through the creation and promotion of local, regional and international visual and decorative arts, and a wide range of intergenerational community arts programming that includes theater, music, arts and crafts, creative writing, poetry, and gardening.