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Brewery Tours

Milwaukee is the city that beer built, and now you can see how Milwaukee builds its beer. From macro to micro, fruit beers to gourmet sodas, take an individual brewery tour or hop on a beer tour bus for a guided expedition through multiple breweries to see how Brew City is still earning its name! 

Due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage you to call ahead to inquire about the availability of the brewery tours.

  1. The Bavarian Bierhaus

    German Beer Hall


    The Bavarian Bierhaus

    A restaurant, beer garden, and brewery all in one, you'll experience the best of Milwaukee's German hospitality here! Free brewery tours are available every Friday from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. and run every half hour.

    700 W. Lexington Boulevard
    Glendale, WI • 53217
    (414) 236-7000
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  2. Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

    Historic Places of Interest


    Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

    Located at the heart of the former Pabst brewery, Best Place really does live up to its name. This historic gem, in the middle of downtown Milwaukee, celebrates the history of Pabst with architecture that will make the building’s German heritage proud to say “Prost.” Tours are available daily.

    917 W. Juneau Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI • 53233
    (414) 630-1609
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  3. It should come as no surprise that a brewery named after the owners' beloved pet has a dog-friendly taproom. Bring your pup along while you sample beers, including the unique "Sproose 2," a pine-flavored IPA. Tours are offered on Saturdays at 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    909 E. Locust Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53212
    (414) 509-8855
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  4. Enjoy a chill brewpub with house beers on draft & a menu of tapas-style pub grub plus local wines & liquor. Tours are available by reservation.


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  5. Located in the 115-year-old Milwaukee Gas Light Building, this brewery's tour offers a mix of modern day brewing and historic architecture. Brewery tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays.

    2200 W. Mt. Vernon Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI • 53233
    (414) 436-1011
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  6. City Tours MKE highlights Milwaukee’s rich brewing history and growing number of unique microbreweries. Tours on Saturdays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m stop at four microbreweries, offering eight samples of different beers.

    1130 N. 9th Street
    Inside Bottle House 42
    Milwaukee, WI • 53233
    (414) 209-4808
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  7. A tour of this brewery will net you two great souvenirs: a photo op on the brewing platform and a logo pint glass you get to keep! Brewery tours available Saturdays by appointment. Download the Delafield Brewhaus app to book your spot.

    3832 Hillside Drive
    Delafield, WI • 53018
    (262) 646-7821
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  8. Explorium Brewpub

    Craft Beer


    Explorium Brewpub

    This unique brewery is located in Southridge Mall – that’s right, a mall! Tours include a look through the brewery to learn about the process and the particular challenges of operating a brewery within a mall. Tours are offered Fridays and Saturdays by appointment.

    5300 S. 76th Street
    Suite 1450A
    Greendale, WI • 53129
    (414) 423-1365
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  9. Lakefront Brewery

    Craft Beer


    Lakefront Brewery

    Full of jokes and beer breaks, it’s no wonder TripAdvisor has ranked this hilarious tour as the number four brewery tour in the nation. Daily tours available with more robust tours on the weekends.

    1872 N. Commerce Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53212
    (414) 372-8800
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  10. Miller Brewery

    Founding Brewery


    Miller Brewery

    Journey through more than 150 years of brewing history, from Fredrick Miller’s arrival to Milwaukee to the seamless high-speed production lines used today, including a peek into the famous Miller Caves where Frederick Miller chilled his beer. Brewery tours are offered daily, every half hour.

    4251 W. State Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53208
    (414) 931-BEER
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  11. Take a “beer in hand” tour at the exciting new location of this craft brewery. Learn about the brewery, sample the new and seasonal beers. Public brewery tours offered each weekend, with technical tours on Fridays.

    1128 N. 9th Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53233
    (414) 226-BEER (2337)
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  12. Mobcraft Beer

    Craft Beer


    Mobcraft Beer

    Enjoy a tour of this Madison transplant's brewery and taproom in Walker’s Point, and learn about its unique crowdsourced model and Wild & Sour Program. Tours are offered on Saturdays.

    505 S. 5th Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 488-2019
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  13. This brewery operates on the belief that beer brings people together. It is these gatherings that make life exciting, and makes being brewers extremely rewarding. Tours are offered on Saturdays at 3:00 and 4:15 pm.


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  14. Sprecher Brewery

    Craft Beer


    Sprecher Brewery

    Milwaukee’s original microbrewery has a great tour for families. Sample European-style beers and Sprecher’s famous gourmet sodas while learning about their brewing process. Tours are available Wednesday through Sunday.

    701 W. Glendale Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI • 53209
    (414) 964-2739
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  15. Third Space Brewing

    Craft Beer


    Third Space Brewing

    Find out how this brewery, voted Wisconsin's best new brewery when it opened in 2016, chose their name while sampling their delicious beer. Tours are offered on Saturdays.

    1505 W. St. Paul Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI • 53233
    (414) 909-BEER (2337)
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  16. This small-batch brewery and taproom repurposed an old theater in the Walker’s Point neighborhood to create their urban brewery. Tours are offered on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

    1024 S. 5th Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 249-4074
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  17. Water Street Brewery, Milwaukee's first brew pub, opened its doors in 1987 in downtown Milwaukee offering patrons a variety of award-winning beers brewed on premise. Tours are offered by appointment.


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  18. Opened in 2017, Westallion claims the title as West Allis’ first brewery. Every Saturday, the brewery offers tours and All You Can Sample Saturdays from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


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