War Memorial Center

Stunning memorial to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Perfect lakefront location for your special event or wedding

750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI • 53202
[email protected]
Hours of Operation

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Visit Website


Dedicated on Veterans Day 1957 and designated a Milwaukee Landmark in 1974, The War Memorial Center is the stunning architectural achievement of renowned Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose work also included the St. Louis Gateway Arch, New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. Most importantly, Saarinen’s design and the memorials throughout the facility stand as a lasting testament to those who lost their lives defending the freedoms that we all cherish.

In addition to standing as a testament to those whose made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, the War Memorial Center’s is also a premier location for indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, formal banquets and business meetings of all kinds. If you would like to explore hosting your event at the Center, please contact us

Read More

Things You'll Find:

  1. Designed by architect Eero Saarinen. Construction began in 1955 and the building was dedicated on Veterans Day in 1957.

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • ADA Compliant
  • WiFi Available
  • Motorcoach/Bus Parking
  • Banquet Facilities
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • On-Site Parking
  • Family Friendly


  • Miles to Airport: 7.90
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 1.16
  • Price Range: Free
  • Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 4
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space: 40000
  • Sq. Ft. of Largest Meeting Room: 600
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Banquet Style: 300
  • Capacity of Largest Outdoor Space-Banquet Style: 1700
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Reception Style: 450
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Conference Style: 400
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Classroom Style: 300
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Theater Style: 400
  • Ceiling Height: 20
  • Capacity of Largest Outdoor Space-Reception Style: 2000
  • Facility Classification: Event Venue

Facility Information

Property Value
NotesMemorial Hall and Meeting rooms have built in AV, no on site catering
DescriptionMemorial Hall, Fitch Plaza, 3 Meeting rooms
Floor PlanView File

Rooms Available

Room Name Total Sq. Ft.WidthLengthHeightReceptionTheaterBanquetClassroom
Fitch Plaza 40000194204-200020001700-
Memorial Hall 500042119-260400300250
Room 411 5102222-40504020
Room 413 6202623----24
Room 415 57226221250404025


East Town

Discover the lively East Town neighborhood in the heart of Milwaukee's downtown: shopping, dining, and entertainment in a walk-able and beautiful urban neighborhood.

Nearby Restaurants
Nearby Attractions