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The Pabst Mansion, Milwaukee

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Historic Site
Tour opulent The Pabst Mansion to discover what life looked like from the top during the Gilded Age. Capt. Frederick Pabst, the founder of Pabst Brewing Co., built this 37-room, 14-fireplace palace between 1890 and 92. As you tour the mansion, which is now a museum, you can see large paintings that Capt. Pabst hung on the walls, as well as highly detailed and embellished furnishings that adorn many rooms. Take a general-admission tour to see the mansion's highlights, or consider pre-booking a grand tour for more thorough exploration of the home. To visit The Pabst Mansion on your holiday in Milwaukee, and find out what else Milwaukee has to offer, use our Milwaukee trip itinerary planner.
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  • When you walk into the Pabst Mansion, you feel like you've been transported back in time to Germany at the time of Kaiser Wilhelm II. This is a piece of Germany transported to Milwaukee along with the...  more »
  • We arrived on a Sunday afternoon and, when we went to buy our tickets, were told that they were not doing tours that day. Instead, we could use the literature they gave us and do our own tour at our o...  more »
  • Milwaukee's history is steeped in the brewing industry. But while it has been a long time since Milwaukee was the leader in providing beer to the nation and the world, many remnants of that time remai...  more »
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  • Was a great place to visit and Carolyn was a very informative tour guide. Well worth the $12 if you have the time. Amazing wood craft throughout the house and interesting to see the rooms that are restored.
  • This was my first visit to the Pabst Mansion. I would highly recommend going here when they have their Christmas display up. It's a beautiful historic home. They do not allow photography inside the house. There are volunteers throughout the house to answer any questions. You are given a nice guide booklet that describes different details about each room. They are working on getting some restoration work done on various parts of the house.
  • Probably the best house tour I've ever been on. The docent was great and the house was beautiful. Definitely worth it.
  • A gem in Milwaukee's history. Beautiful building and furnishings. The tour brings the entire site to life, giving a glimpse into a few years of the lives of Milwaukee's great citizens.
  • This place was truly amazing and affordable and definitely worth it to take a tour of and the gentleman that was giving our tour I forgot his name but he was really awesome and informative and helpful , the only thing I didn't like was that there is no photography or video allowed inside the mansion which was very disappointing but other than that everything else was amazing !