Mansions, Houses & Lighthouses

These legendary mansions, historic houses, and treasured lighthouses are sure to be a hit with any history-loving group.

  • 8881 W. Grange Avenue
  • (414) 273-8288

David Curtin, his wife Ellen, and infant son Jeremiah were among a group of Irish immigrants who settled in the old Town of Greenfield in the mid-1830s. With help from a stone mason, David built the first stone house in the Old Town of Greenfield. It was sold to the Trimborn…

  • 4400 Estabrook Parkway
  • (414) 273-8288

Built in 1844, this house was originally located in the area known as Kilbourntown. Moved to Estabrook Park in Shorewood in 1938, it is furnished and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • 200 E. Wells Street
  • (414) 286-2221

Landmark of Flemish Renaissance design completed in 1895. Common Council Chamber and Anteroom retain their turn-of-the-century character with ornately carved woodwork, leaded glass, stenciled ceiling and stained glass windows.

  • 814 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • (414) 286-3000

The historic Central Library welcomes more than two million visitors a year and is the cornerstone of the Milwaukee Public Library System. An official Milwaukee Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the original 1898 building was designed by architects…

  • 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
  • (414) 332-6754

Visit Milwaukee's beautifully restored 1888 North Point Lighthouse Museum, an enduring symbol of the region's rich Great Lakes maritime heritage. Climb the tower for a spectacular view, enjoy a tour of our museum, visit our gift shop, enjoy Frederick Law Olmsted's Lake Park. Open…

  • W372 S9727 Highway 67
  • (262) 594-6301

At Old World Wisconsin travel in time from the 1840s to the 1910s at your own pace, either on foot or by complimentary tram, and discover a rich tapestry of immigrant stories with a full day of fun hands-on activities for the whole family!

  • 2000 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • (414) 931-0808

The Pabst Mansion was completed in 1892 for beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst and his wife Maria. This Gilded Age museum boasts stunning interiors, elegant furnishings, exceptional wood craftsmanship, intricate ironwork and a brilliant fine arts collection. Open year-round for…

  • S43 W31575 Depot Road
  • (262) 968-4161

"Every time I was visiting with the Lunts in Genesee Depot, I was in a sort of daze of wonder." - Katharine Hepburn Ten Chimneys is the estate lovingly created by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Those who visit, like guests of the Lunts, are welcomed into the…

  • 8881 W. Grange Avenue
  • (414) 273-8288

Museum: (ca. 1980 to present) The Milwaukee County Park System acquired the property in 1980 and began developing it into a historic site in conjunction with the neighboring Jeremiah Curtin House. The Park People, an adjunct group, began restoring, preserving, and interpreting…



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