Photoverse Selfie Museum

We have over 20 rooms with different aesthetics to take the best selfies. Professional and amateur photographers alike, these stations are specifically designed to make your photos pop.

3rd Street Market Hall
275 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI • 53203
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Grab your cameras and immerse yourself in 3rd St. Market Hall and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design's creative selfie museum, Photoverse! Take the perfect Instagram-worthy selfie in our interactive photo stalls with props and backdrops specifically designed to make your pictures pop.

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Things You'll Find:

  1. The first picture selfie was taken in 1839 by American photograpger Robert Cornelius, while the first painted selfie dates back to the 16th century.
  2. The term "selfie" was invented in 2002 and became the Oxford Dictionary's Word Of The Year in 2013.
  3. In 2011, a monkey took a smiley selfie while playing with a photograpgher's camera.
  4. The most retweeted selfie ever was taken at the Oscars by Bradley Cooper. The famous pic contains Ellen Degeneres, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Lupita N'yongo, Meryl Streep, and many more famous faces.

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • ADA Compliant
  • On-Site Parking
  • Family Friendly


  • Miles to Airport: 6.00
  • Price Range: $



The bustling neighborhood of Westown is home to Historic Old World Third Street, the Milwaukee RiverWalk, Fiserv Forum, and the Wisconsin Center District.

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