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Pabst Mansion

2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
+1 414-931-0808
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Very Interesting!

Well worth your time. Very interesting and a lot of history of a local family. Being Wisconsin... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Jule302
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Rice Lake, Wisconsin
In-depth insight into one of Milwaukee's major Brewing Families

This building records the history of the Pabsts, one of Milwaukee's largest brewing families... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Keith-Clan
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Appleby, United Kingdom
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Featuring 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces, sea captain and beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst's beautiful home was built in the Flemish Renaissance style on Milwaukee's historic Grand Avenue. During docent-led tours visitors will see the first through third floors and learn about the Pabst Mansion and family.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beer baron” (15 reviews)
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2000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2043
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+1 414-931-0808
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"original furnishings"
in 21 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 77 reviews
"beer baron"
in 15 reviews
"restoration work"
in 13 reviews
"gilded age"
in 12 reviews
"gift shop"
in 61 reviews
"milwaukee history"
in 36 reviews
"third floor"
in 23 reviews
"turn of the century"
in 16 reviews
"self guided"
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"holiday season"
in 11 reviews
"marquette university"
in 19 reviews
"three floors"
in 13 reviews
"own pace"
in 10 reviews
"step back in time"
in 12 reviews
"great tour"
in 35 reviews
"hour tour"
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Well worth your time. Very interesting and a lot of history of a local family. Being Wisconsin residents we enjoy all the history made right here in Wisconsin! And what our state is known for.

Thank Jule302
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This building records the history of the Pabsts, one of Milwaukee's largest brewing families. Expertly guided you'll find about the family's personal histories and see how they spent their considerable wealth. A lucky survivor as most of Milwaukee's big houses have gone. They've done a...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a tour that is well worth your time and money. Packed full of history and a feast for the eyes from an era far gone. The tour guide did not miss a beat, made the tour fascinating and could answer any question you...More

1  Thank Lisa E
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife has had this on her bucket list for some time and I finally gave in....I didn't think I was interested but it was a first rate tour by a first rate guide...thank you again sir..from a dream to a time capsule...everything is preserved...More

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful piece of Milwaukee history. No pics allowed during tour which was disappointing. Mansion has been beautifully restored and is still in progress but even with unrwstored secrions youll have no problem visuallizing affluent life the late 1800's.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The work that has gone into renovating this huge home is amazing. It's hard to imagine someone from that time planning out the details for his home. The decor is beautiful and grand from the wood floors to the furniture and glassware. The most impressive...More

Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great visit, docents knew delightful details, and we spent a lot more time discussing questions than we expected.

Thank David H
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

On our way out of town...one more stop... Pabst Mansion. The mansion docent was well educated about the Mansion. We were amazed at the extent of restoration still going on in the mansion. The attention to details of "how it used to be" is amazing....More

Thank Susanne444
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Being an old "Blue Ribbon" kid in HS in CA, this was a must. Simple self tour with a lot to see. Take your time, it's worth it, since there's hidden gems everywhere.

Thank yogiacomo
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Conducted tours give you a glimpse into a bygone era. This is a well furnished house with original or period pieces. Well worth a visit.

Thank Arnold S
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Cardle2013
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember cost, as I think back it was around $10 or so.
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I agree with Foreveryoungmama. Must be an error.
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